Mary Christian
Mary Christian
Birth: 12 June 1889
Taunton, Massachusetts, USA
Death: 20 April 2003
San Pablo, California, USA
Age: 113 years, 312 days
Country: USA FlagUSA

Mary Christian (née Perry; 12 June 1889 – 20 April 2003) was an American supercentenarian who became the oldest recognised person in the United States at age 113 upon the death of 113-year-old Mae Harrington and was succeeded in this title by another 113-year-old, Elena Slough.


Mary Dorothy Perry was born in Taunton, Massachusetts to parents whose name had been anglicised from Perreira (she was of Portuguese descent). She spent much of her life in California, where she died in a San Pablo, California nursing home at 113 years, 312 days old.[1] [2]