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Caroline May
Caroline May
Birth: 4 September 1880
Marion, West Virginia, USA
Death: 16 October 1990
Fairmont, West Virginia, USA
Age: 110 years, 42 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Caroline May (4 September 1880 – 16 October 1990) was an American supercentenarian, whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). Note that the GRG lists her as born in Virginia.


Caroline Ola May was born in Marion County, West Virginia, USA on 4 September 1880 to parents Sylvanus and Louisa (née Sigler) May as the second of 11 children. She never married nor had any children.

Caroline May died in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, USA on 16 October 1990 aged 110 years, 42 days. Her sister, Lora Eva Stretchberry (14 July 1895 – 10 January 1999) lived to be 103.