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Mary D'All Parsons
Birth: 8 November 1895
Dundee, Scotland, UK
Death: 15 March 2006
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age: 110 years, 127 days
Country: United Kingdom UK CanadaCAN
Validated

Mary Robertsen D'All Parsons (née D'All; 18 November 1895 – 15 March 2006) was a British-Canadian supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Mary D'All Parsons was born in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom on 18 November 1895 to parents George and Jessie D'All. Her parents and her two youngest siblings moved to Canada in 1904 and settled in Quebec City, Quebec. Mary herself and her two oldest siblings stayed in the United Kingdom and later joined her parents in Canda, who moved to Montreal. Jessie died in 1913 in a traffic accident. In 1914, George, who was a grocery store clerk, joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and went to Europe during World War I. As a result, Mary and her siblings moved to the United States. George died on 13 June 1916 in Ypres, Belgium during the Battle of Mont Sorrel.

Mary married Joseph Albert Parsons on 28 February 1914. She became a widow around 1920. At one point, she and her siblings moved back to Canada, returning to Montreal.

Mary D'All Parsons died on 15 March 2006 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada at the age of 110 years, 127 days.

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