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Jennie Worden
Jennie Worden
Worden circa 101 years old
Birth: 30 December 1870
Logansport, Indiana, USA
Death: 19 February 1982
San Andreas, California, USA
Age: 111 years, 51 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Jennie E. Worden (née Houston; 30 December 1870 – 19 February 1982) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Worden was born as Jennie E. Houston in Indiana, United States, on 30 December 1870 as the second child of Jacob and Charlesetta Houston. She had two siblings: Vincent and Minnie. She married Otto Fossof Worden before 1910, and the couple moved to Mountain Ranch, California.

The Wordens had no biological children of their own, but they adopted a girl, Juanita (married Newell), before 1920. Otto Worden died on 7 April 1956. Worden herself died in San Andreas, California, United States, on 19 February 1982 at the age of 111 years, 51 days.