List of supercentenarians who died in 2008

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This is a list of supercentenarians who died in 2008. The list includes people whose lifespans have been "verified" and "pending", also known as lifespans who have not had their age validated, by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). There are 73 such people whose lifespans have been "verified" by the GRG, of whom 65 are female and 8 are male.[1] There are 11 such people whose cases are considered "pending" by the GRG, all of whom are female.[2]

Name Sex Birth date Death date Age Place of death Verified
Mary Marques F 11 February 1896 3 January 2008 111 years, 326 days United States[a] Yes
Mathilde Gratry F 10 May 1896 10 January 2008 111 years, 245 days France Pending
Miyae Nishiyama F 10 January 1896 16 January 2008 112 years, 6 days Japan Yes
Louis de Cazenave M 16 October 1897 20 January 2008 110 years, 96 days France Yes
Suwa Kondou F 15 November 1897 22 January 2008 110 years, 68 days Japan Yes
Gertrude Lewis F 19 December 1897 30 January 2008 110 years, 42 days United States Yes
Ulis Badley F 18 December 1896 30 January 2008 111 years, 43 days Jamaica[b] Pending
Haya Kurogi F 10 January 1897 2 February 2008 111 years, 23 days Japan Yes
Kayo Miyazaki F 17 September 1897 8 February 2008 110 years, 144 days Japan Yes
Eleanor Thatcher F 19 September 1897 13 February 2008 110 years, 147 days United Kingdom Yes
Alta Moore F 29 January 1898 14 February 2008 110 years, 16 days United States Yes
Harvey Hite M 15 November 1897 16 February 2008 110 years, 93 days United States Yes
Tsuneyo Toyonaga F 21 May 1894 22 February 2008 113 years, 277 days Japan Yes
Beatrice Ethel Darby F 6 January 1898 25 February 2008 110 years, 50 days United Kingdom Yes
Kaya Kataoka F 1 April 1897 27 February 2008 110 years, 332 days Japan Yes
Minnie Smith F 5 January 1898 3 March 2008 110 years, 58 days United Kingdom Yes
Tatsuno Ioda F 2 January 1897 4 March 2008 111 years, 62 days Japan Yes
Antonia Plaat-Kolenbrander F 6 January 1898 9 March 2008 110 years, 63 days Netherlands Yes
Marcelle-Jeanne Colas F 28 July 1897 11 March 2008 110 years, 227 days France Yes
Lazare Ponticelli M 24 December 1897 12 March 2008 110 years, 79 days France[c] Yes
Ruth Emblow F 6 February 1898 16 March 2008 110 years, 39 days United States Yes
Jessie Lemon F 4 March 1898 17 March 2008 110 years, 13 days United States Pending
Blanche Chevrier F 20 February 1898 20 March 2008 110 years, 29 days United States Yes
Arbella Ewing F 13 March 1894 22 March 2008 114 years, 9 days United States Yes
Frieda Tessmer F 5 August 1897 28 March 2008 110 years, 236 days Germany Yes
Charlessa Wiggins F 9 February 1898 29 March 2008 110 years, 49 days United States Yes
Kaku Yamanaka F 11 December 1894 5 April 2008 113 years, 116 days Japan Yes
Lucia Rangone F 15 January 1898 5 April 2008 110 years, 81 days Italy Yes
Anna Monti F 19 October 1897 6 April 2008 110 years, 170 days Italy Yes
Nellie Jones F 30 January 1897 9 April 2008 111 years, 70 days United States Yes
Elizabeth Stefan F 13 May 1895 9 April 2008 112 years, 332 days United States[d] Yes
Cora Gentry F 14 April 1897 11 April 2008 110 years, 363 days United States Yes
Angela Sottili F 21 February 1898 11 April 2008 110 years, 50 days Italy Yes
Marjorie MacGown F 17 September 1897 11 April 2008 110 years, 207 days United Kingdom Pending
Helen Johnson F 20 July 1896 17 April 2008 111 years, 272 days United States[e] Yes
Chrissie Martenstein F 9 June 1897 18 April 2008 110 years, 314 days United States Yes
Hulda Carlsson F 2 February 1898 22 April 2008 110 years, 80 days Sweden Yes
Mary Brown F 5 September 1897 24 April 2008 110 years, 232 days United Kingdom Yes
Maria Campagna F 1 August 1897 2 May 2008 110 years, 275 days Italy Yes
Maria-Lucia Pistrelli F 3 April 1898 3 May 2008 110 years, 30 days Italy Yes
Astrid Zachrison F 15 May 1895 15 May 2008 113 years, 0 days Sweden Yes
Franziska Maier F 23 April 1898 20 May 2008 110 years, 27 days Germany[f] Yes
Daniel Guzmán-García M 6 February 1897 21 May 2008 111 years, 105 days Colombia Yes
Clémentine Solignac F 7 September 1894 25 May 2008 113 years, 261 days France Yes
Willemina Everdina Hol F 3 February 1898 5 June 2008 110 years, 123 days Netherlands Yes
Hermina Dunz F 24 February 1898 14 June 2008 110 years, 111 days Austria[g] Yes
Bessie Roffey F 2 March 1897 17 June 2008 111 years, 107 days Canada[h] Yes
Lina von Veh F 17 February 1898 19 June 2008 110 years, 123 days Germany[i] Yes
Sue Morino F 18 March 1898 20 June 2008 110 years, 94 days Japan Yes
Stella Cooley F 6 November 1897 23 June 2008 110 years, 230 days United States Yes
Julia Fournier F 9 November 1897 30 June 2008 110 years, 234 days Spain Yes
Beulah Elchert F 22 July 1897 1 July 2008 110 years, 345 days United States Pending
Antonia Pampaluna F 15 February 1898 4 July 2008 110 years, 140 days Italy Yes
Denise Fetrot F 27 January 1898 15 July 2008 110 years, 170 days France Yes
Masatake Kinoshita M 20 August 1897 17 July 2008 110 years, 332 days Japan Yes
Delpha Johnson F 21 May 1898 22 July 2008 110 years, 62 days United States Yes
Roberta Brittain F 31 May 1896 10 August 2008 112 years, 71 days United States Pending
Mary Sloan F 11 June 1898 12 August 2008 110 years, 62 days Canada Yes
Kiku Nishimura F 2 May 1897 22 August 2008 111 years, 112 days Japan Yes
Willie Gray Watkins F 17 May 1898 28 August 2008 110 years, 103 days United States Pending
Cecelia Ruppert F 17 August 1898 31 August 2008 110 years, 14 days United States Yes
Walter Seward M 13 October 1896 14 September 2008 111 years, 337 days United States Yes
Alexina Calvert F 13 August 1898 19 September 2008 110 years, 37 days United Kingdom Yes
Nellie Florence F 30 March 1898 23 September 2008 110 years, 177 days United States Pending
Fernande Revel F 2 September 1898 12 October 2008 110 years, 40 days France Yes
Claudia Ketcham F 1 December 1897 20 October 2008 110 years, 324 days United States Yes
Delfino Borroni M 23 August 1898 26 October 2008 110 years, 64 days Italy Yes
Mary Acierni F 14 February 1898 2 November 2008 110 years, 262 days United States[j] Yes
Maria-Elisa Moro F 11 February 1897 2 November 2008 111 years, 265 days Italy Yes
Emma Joisten F 21 June 1898 8 November 2008 110 years, 140 days Germany Yes
Ruth Stamps F 22 May 1896 8 November 2008 112 years, 170 days United States Pending
Dolors Subirana F 18 July 1897 9 November 2008 111 years, 114 days Spain Yes
Viola Koch F 24 May 1897 11 November 2008 111 years, 171 days United States Yes
Lula Lykins F 3 February 1898 16 November 2008 110 years, 287 days United States Yes
Tsuru Tokashiki F 24 June 1897 16 November 2008 111 years, 145 days Japan Yes
Abeline Spiehs F 4 September 1898 24 November 2008 110 years, 81 days United States Yes
Edna Parker F 20 April 1893 26 November 2008 115 years, 220 days United States Yes
Susie Alston F 6 July 1898 28 November 2008 110 years, 145 days United States Yes
Ludwika Kosztyła F 3 August 1897 1 December 2008 111 years, 120 days Poland[k] Pending
Catherine Hagel F 28 November 1894 6 December 2008 114 years, 8 days United States Yes
Betty Rutherford F 4 May 1898 11 December 2008 110 years, 221 days United States Yes
Amanda Jones F 16 December 1897 18 December 2008 111 years, 2 days United States Pending
Mary Higley F 10 August 1898 25 December 2008 110 years, 137 days United States Yes
George Francis M 6 June 1896 27 December 2008 112 years, 204 days United States Yes

a^ Marques is a native of Portugal.
b^ Badley was born in Jamaica, which was at the time of her birth a British colony, later becoming independent in 1962.
c^ Ponticelli is a native of Italy.
d^ Stefan is a native of Siebenbürgen, which had then been a part of Hungary; it is now located in Romania.
e^ Johnson is a native of Germany.
f^ Maier is a native of Bohemia, which had then been a part of Austria-Hungary; it is now located in the Czech Republic.
g^ Dunz is a native of Zagreb, which had then been a part of Austria-Hungary; it is now located in Croatia.
h^ Roffey is a native of the United Kingdom.
i^ von Veh was a native of the Russian Empire; it is now Russia.
j^ Acierni is a native of Italy.
k^ Kosztyła was born in Brzozów, which was then part of Austria-Hungary; it is now located in Poland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deaths for 2008 (in Chronological Order)". Gerontology Research Group. 
  2. ^ "PENDING GRG CASES". Gerontology Research Group. Retrieved June 2014.