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Eslin Mulgrave-Collins
Eslin Mulgrave-Collins
Birth: 2 April 1909
Jamaica
Death: 15 February 2021
Mt. Horeb, St. James, Jamaica
Age: 111 years, 319 days
Country: JamaicaJAM
Unvalidated

Eslin Mulgrave-Collins (2 April 1909 – 15 February 2021) was a Jamaican supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known living person in Jamaica at the time of her death.

Biography

Eslin Mulgrave-Collins was born in Jamaica on 2 April 1909. According to one of her grandchildren, she had been widowed for over 40 years. She had seven children, six of whom are still living as of 2020.

As of April 2020, she had 32 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, and 28 great-great-grandchildren.

Mulgrave-Collins enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and drawing. One of her legs was amputated when she was 90 years old. She was a life member of the Mt. Horeb United Presbyterian Church.

Mulgrave-Collins credited her longevity to her faith and not eating processed or canned foods. She ate green bananas, yams, and dasheen.

Mulgrave-Collins died in Mt. Horeb, St. James, Jamaica on 15 February 2021 at the age of 111 years, 319 days.

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Jamaica's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Ida Stewart • Lillian Anderson • Eugena Davidson • Violet Brown • Beatrice Byfield • Eslin Mulgrave-Collins • Eunis PryceAmy Dixon • Louisea McDonald

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