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Anna Tocher
Anna Tocher
Birth: 24 November 1873
Boyndie, Scotland, UK
Death: 1 August 1985
Merced, California, USA
Age: 111 years, 250 days
Country: United Kingdom UK United StatesUSA

Anna Alexander Tocher (née Merson; 24 November 1873 – 1 August 1985) was a British-American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending validation by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Anna Tocher was born as Annabella Alexander Merson in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland on 24 November 1873 as the daughter of John Merson and Margaret Fowley. She emigrated to San Francisco, California in 1905 and married Robert Tocher on 19 June 1905. The couple had three children, Margaret Helen Torcher (1910–2005), Lionel Walter Torcher (1906–1983), and James Robert Tocher (1913–1976). Robert Tocher died in 1939.

Tocher died in Merced, California, United States on 1 August 1985 at the age of 111 years, 250 days.