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Martha Berryhill
Martha Berryhill
Birth: 12 July 1900?
Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA
Death: 18 December 2010
Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA
Age: 110 years, 159 days?
Country: USA FlagUSA
Unvalidated

Martha May Berryhill (12 July 1900? – 18 December 2010) was an American supercentenarian claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of death, she was the oldest (claimant) living person in Oklahoma and the last original allottee of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.

Biography

Martha Berryhill claimed to have been born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA on 12 July 1900. Her parents were Harrison Logan Berryhill and Bettie (née Burgess) Berryhill. She had 11 siblings: six brothers and five sisters. Her mother died in 1904. She married John Haynes in 1919 and had four children: three daughters and one son.

Martha Berryhill died in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA on 18 December 2010 at the claimed age of 110 years, 159 days. She is survived by one daughter Ruby Mauk, eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren, and three great-great-great-grandchildren. After his death, Ora Holland became the oldest living person in Oklahoma.

Age issue

The 1899-1907 Oklahoma Records lists Martha as having been born on 12 May 1901, which would make him 109 years, 220 days at the time of her death.

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