Caroline Thiesing
Caroline Thiesing
Caroline Thiesing at the age of 110.
Birth: 10 July 1905
New Britain, Connecticut, USA
Death: 22 July 2016
Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 111 years, 12 days
Country: USA FlagUSA

Caroline Thiesing (née Huck) (10 July 1905 – 22 July 2016) was an American supercentenarian who was the oldest known person in Massachusetts at the time of her death. Her case is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Caroline Thiesing was born Caroline Huck in New Britain, Connecticut, on 10 July 1905 as the daughter of Adam Ulcas Huck and Wilhelmina (née Rittner) Huck. She was married twice. Her first marriage was to James Thomson, with whom she had 3 children: Arthur, William (who grew up to be a noted fine artist), and Caroline (who later married Paul Guilmette). Her second marriage was to Arthur Thiesing.

Caroline worked as a clock maker at E. Ingraham & Company. She lived for a long time in Bristol, Connecticut, before moving to Framingham, Massachusetts, in the 1990s to be with her daughter, also named Caroline. She later moved to St. Patrick's Manor in Framingham in her later years.

Caroline Thiesing passed away in Framingham, Massachusetts, on 22 July 2016 at the age of 111 years, 12 days. She had been the oldest known person in Massachusetts since the death of Goldie Michelson two weeks prior to her own death.