Roberta Weston on her claimed 118th birthday.
9 August 1887?
25 June 2006
118 years, 320 days?
Roberta Weston (9 August 1887? - 25 June 2006) was an American longevity claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group (GRG).
Roberta Weston claimed to have been born in Columbus, Mississippi, USA on 9 August 1887 but was more likely born on 9 August 1896 and died at age 109 instead of 118.
Weston was born to slave parents and sharecropped in her childhood. She claimed that a fire had burned the Bible that had her name and birthdate listed. There were no birth certificates issued since her parents had been slaves and they were sharecroppers.
Roberta Weston died Chicago, Illinois, USA on 25 June 2006 at the claimed age of 118 years, 320 days but was more likely 109 years, 320 days.