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Judia Ward
Judia Ward
Birth: 15 June 1868
Campbell, Virginia, USA
Death: 26 August 1981
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Age: 113 years, 72 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Judia Ward (née McDaniel; 15 June 1868? - 26 August 1981) was an American woman notable for her long life.


Judia was born in Campbell, Virginia as the daughter of Anderson and Charlotte McDaniel. She married a man named George Ward and had ten children, her last son Percell being born when she was 48.

She lived in Virginia for her entire life. Judia Ward died in Lynchburg, Virginia on 26 August 1981, aged 113 years, 72 days. At the time of her death she might have been the world's oldest person. Her case is currently unverified.