Bettie Wilson

 

Age: 115

 

Summary: daughter of freed slaves and the oldest resident of Mississippi ever recorded who held the distinction of being the oldest person in the U.S. beginning in 2004, before the age of Elizabeth Bolden was verified in April 2005 and was the third-oldest living person in the world when she celebrated her 115th birthday in September 2005.

 

 

Cause of Death: Old age

 

Born: September 13, 1890

 

Died: February 13, 2006

 

Location: New Albany, Mississippi