List of Puerto Rican supercentenarians

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This is a list of Puerto Rican supercentenarians (people from Puerto Rico who have attained the age of at least 110 years). There have been 4 verified supercentenarians from Puerto Rico.[1] The oldest person ever from Puerto Rico was Emiliano Mercado del Toro, who died in 2007 aged 115, years 156 days. As of 11 July 2014, there is no verified living supercentenarian in Puerto Rico, but one unverified: María N. Rivera Cruz, aged 111 years, 274 days. However, Antonia Gerena Rivera, aged 114 years, 53 days, resides in the United States.

Living Puerto Rican supercentenarians[edit]

Below is a list of the oldest living Puerto Rican people. Those listed as 'verified' have been verified by an international body that specifically deals in longevity research, such as the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Those listed as 'pending' have provided at least one document supporting the claimed age.

      Verified       Pending       Unverified

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 11 July 2014 Region of birth Region of residence
María N. Rivera Cruz[2] F 10 October 1902 111 years, 274 days Humacao Humacao

Living Puerto Rican emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

Rank Name Sex Birth date Age as of 11 July 2014 Region of birth Country of residence
1 Antonia Gerena Rivera[3] F 19 May 1900 114 years, 53 days ? United States

Puerto Rican supercentenarians[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Region of birth Region of death
1 Emiliano Mercado del Toro[1] M 21 August 1891 24 January 2007 115 years, 156 days Mayaguez Aguadilla
2 Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan[1] F 31 August 1889 29 May 2004 114 years, 272 days Utuado San Juan
Maria Mojica Torres[4] F 3 May 1903 30 April 2014 110 years, 362 days ? ?

Puerto Rican emigrant supercentenarians[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)       Living (Verified)

Rank Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Region of birth Country of death
1 Antonia Gerena Rivera[3] F 19 May 1900 Living 114 years, 53 days ? Living in the United States
2 Brigida Dearroyo[1] F 7 October 1888 31 December 2000 112 years, 85 days ? United States

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Puerto Rico since 2004[edit]

      Deceased (Verified)/Under 110       Living (Verified)       Pending       Unverified

From To Name Sex Age(s) when oldest Lifespan Parish of death
? 29 May 2004 Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan[1] F ? – 114 31 August 1889 – 29 May 2004
114 years, 272 days
San Juan
29 May 2004 24 January 2007
(2 years, 240 days)
Emiliano Mercado del Toro[1] M 112 – 115 21 August 1891 – 24 January 2007
115 years, 156 days
Aguadilla
24 January 2007 Present (7 years, 168 days) María N. Rivera Cruz[5] F 104 - 111* born 10 October 1902
111 years, 274 days
Living in Humacao

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Validated supercentenarians The Gerontology Research Group lists persons as living whose age has been validated and confirmed to be alive within the past year.
  2. ^ (Spanish) [1]
  3. ^ a b Validated Living Supercentenarians
  4. ^ "Table EE PENDING GRG CASES". GRG. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  5. ^ (Spanish) [2]