|Birth:||22 November 1885|
Putnam, Ohio, USA
|Death:||25 June 2000|
Muskingum, Ohio, USA
|Age:||114 years, 216 days|
Myrtle Dorsey (née Burkmier; 22 November 1885 - 25 June 2000) was a verified American supercentenarian.
She was born in Putnam County, Ohio, USA, on 22 November 1885. She was the daughter of Henry Burkmier and Sarah Troyer. Myrtle Burkmier married Homer O. Dorsey on 6 June 1917 in Hillsdale County, Michigan. She was widowed in 1964. Myrtle Dorsey passed away in Muskingum County, Ohio, USA on 25 June 2000 at the age of 114 years 216 days.
At the time of her death, Myrtle Dorsey was considered to be the 2nd-oldest living person in the world behind Eva Morris (1885-2000) of the United Kingdom. Dorsey was the oldest living person in the state of Ohio and in the United States. In the light of the current knowledge, Eva Morris and Myrtle Dorsey were the only two people who were born in 1885 who made it to 2000.
- ↑ Myrtle Burkmier Dorsey Find A Grave
- ↑ Verified Supercentenarians (Listed Chronologically By Birth Date) Gerontology Research Group