Rebecca Lanier

 

 

Age: 120 (?)

 

Summary: oldest person in Ohio believed by many others to be the oldest woman in the world at 120 years of age at the time of her death, but the Guinness World Records has refused to recognize her for her age because she has no birth certificate (which was common amony many people born at that time, but it currently recognizes 115-year-old Besse Cooper of Georgia as the world's oldest living person).

 

 

Cause of Death: Liver cancer

 

Born: March 24, 1892

 

Died: August 13, 2012

 

Location: Warrensville Heights, Ohio