Elizabeth Bolden

 

 

Age: 116

 

Summary: oldest recognized person in the world at the time of her death who was the daughter of freed slaves and who married Lewis Bolden in 1908 and bore the first of seven children in 1909, in which she outlived her husband by more than 50 years and all but two of her children.

 

 

Cause of Death: Old age

 

Born: August 15, 1890

 

Died: December 11, 2006

 

Location: Memphis, Tennessee