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Maud Farris-Luse
Maud Farris-Luse
Birth: 21 January 1887
Isabella, Michigan, USA
Death: 18 March 2002
Coldwater, Michigan, USA
Age: 115 years, 56 days
Country: USA FlagUSA
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Maud Farris-Luse (née Davis) (21 January 1887 – 18 March 2002) was an American supercentenarian, the 36th-oldest person ever, and the oldest living person from 6 June 2001, the death of Marie Bremont, to her own death on 18 March 2002, at the age of 115 years, 56 days. She is one of only 42 people who have been verified to have reached the age of 115.

Biography

Maude Muriel Davis was born in Isabella, Michigan 21 January 1887 as the daughter of Franklin Chester and Adella Jenkins Davis. She married Jason Ferris in Steuben, Indiana on 27 June 1903 and had six children: Charles, Esther, Walter, Clair, Dale and Lucille. She lived in Indiana for several years before returning to Michigan. She was widowed in 1951 and remarried to Walter Luse in Dorrance, Branch, Michigan on 25 September 1952. She was widowed again a few years later.

Maud Farris-Luse died in Coldwater, Michigan on 18 March 2002, aged 115 years, 56 days.

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World's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Betsy BakerChristina Karnebeek-Backs • Marie Olsen • Mary Kelly • Elizabeth Kensley • William Fullingim • Hannah Smith • John Mosley Turner • Johanna Booysen • Marie Bernatkova • Ada Roe • Josefa Salas Mateo • Alice Stevenson • Elizabeth Watkins • Mito Umeta • Niwa Kawamoto • Sophia DeMuth • Marie-Virginie Duhem • Fannie Thomas • Augustine Tessier • Nellie Spencer • Emma Wilson • Mathew Beard • Augusta Holtz • Mary McKinney • Anna Eliza Williams • Florence Knapp • Jeanne Calment • Marie-Louise Meilleur • Sarah Knauss • Eva Morris • Marie Bremont • Maud Farris-Luse • Grace Clawson • Adelina Domingues • Mae Harrington • Yukichi Chuganji • Mitoyo Kawate • Ramona Trinidad Iglesias-Jordan • Maria Capovilla • Elizabeth Bolden • Emiliano Mercado del Toro • Emma Tillman • Yone Minagawa • Edna Parker • Maria de Jesus • Gertrude Baines • Kama Chinen • Eugenie Blanchard • Maria Gomes Valentim • Besse Cooper • Dina Manfredini • Jiroemon Kimura • Misao Okawa • Gertrude Weaver • Jeralean Talley • Susannah Mushatt Jones • Emma Morano • Violet BrownNabi Tajima

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