Martha Knoles
Martha Knoles
Birth: 2 July 1876
Walker, Georgia, USA
Death: 14 December 1986
Idalou, Texas, USA
Age: 110 years, 165 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Martha Knoles nee Mahan (2 July 1876 – 14 December 1986) was a validated American supercentenarian.


She was born in Walker County, Georgia, but moved with her family to Comanche County when she was three years old. She moved to Idalou, Texas, in 1918, where she and her husband George lived in a farm house between 1922-1933. George died in 1958.

When she was 94, her eyesight was bad, but she was very active at the time and making various trips. She enjoyed fishing, listening to news and visiting church. When she was 100 years old, it was reported that she used a hearing aid, walker and a wheelchair.

Knoles died on 14 December 1986, at the final age of 110 years, 165 days.


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