Felicie Cormier (neé Young; 9 November 1879? – 14 April 1998) was a claimant to the title of world's oldest living person.


Felicie Young was claimed born in 9 November 1879 in New Iberia, Louisiana, the daughter of freed slaves.

She later lived in Morgan City and New Orleans, where she met her husband, Joseph Ellis Cormier, who had six children when the couple were married. Joseph already had six children before they met and together they had seven children more.

Cormier, who lived in her own house in Crowley, attended only by a part-time nursing assistant, until she entered the nursing home last September, was inevitably glib during the annual spate of birthday interviews.

Cormier neither smoked nor drank. She attributed her longevity to taking care of her self and going to bed early and getting up early.

She died 14 April 1998 in Crowley, Louisiana at a claimed age of 118 years, 156 days, two days before Marie-Louise Meilleur died at 117 years, 230 days. Cormier, who claimed to 37 grandchildren and 100 great-grandchildren.


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