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This is a list of Jamaican supercentenarians who have attained the age of at least 110 years. There have been several supercentenarians from Jamaica either validated or pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).[1] The oldest person ever from Jamaica is Violet Brown, who died on 15 September 2017 at the age of 117 years, 189 days.

As of 29 June 2022, there are currently three living supercentenarians from Jamaica, the oldest of whom being Louisea McDonald (b. 1 December 1910), aged 111 years, 210 days.

Living Jamaican supercentenarians

      Unvalidated

Age as of Parish of
Rank Name Sex Birth 29 Jun 2022 birth residence
Nora Kinton F 1 Jan 1910? 112 years, 179 days? St. Elizabeth St. Elizabeth
Louisea McDonald F 1 Dec 1910 111 years, 210 days ? Clarendon
Leanora Watson F 8 Feb 1912 110 years, 141 days Hanover Hanover
Virginia Atkinson-Johnson F 28 Feb 1912 110 years, 121 days ? Westmoreland

Living Jamaican emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Birth Age as of 29 Jun 2022 Parish of birth Country of residence
Dora Skeen F 29 Dec 1910 111 years, 182 days St. Elizabeth CanadaCAN
Merle O'Hara F 20 Feb 1912 110 years, 129 days Kingston CanadaCAN

List of Jamaican supercentanarians

      Deceased (Validated) [2]       Living (Validated)       Pending [3]       Unvalidated

Parish of
Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age birth death
1 Violet Brown F 10 Mar 1900 15 Sept 2017 117 years, 189 days Trelawny St. James
Ida Stewart F 13 Nov 1896 12 Nov 2010 113 years, 364 days St. Ann St. Ann
Ellen Spencer F 3 Jan 1893? 28 Dec 2006 113 years, 359 days? Mizpah Trelawny
Lillian Anderson F 28 Feb 1898 2 July 2011 113 years, 124 days St. Andrew St. Andrew
Eugena Davidson F 22 Aug 1899 13 Dec 2012 113 years, 113 days St. Ann St. Catherine
Nora Kinton [4] F 1 Jan 1910? Living 112 years, 179 days? St. Elizabeth St. Elizabeth
Beatrice Byfield [5] F 28 June 1907 26 Aug 2019 112 years, 59 days ? Clarendon
Eslin Mulgrave-Collins F 2 Apr 1909 15 Feb 2021 111 years, 319 days ? St. James
Eunis Pryce F 20 Apr 1909 20 Feb 2021 111 years, 306 days ? St. Ann
Louisea McDonald [6] F 1 Dec 1910 Living 111 years, 210 days ? Clarendon
Ulis Badley F 18 Dec 1896 30 Jan 2008 111 years, 43 days St. Andrew St. Andrew
Elise Henry F 21 Jan 1908 c.23 Oct 2018 110 years, c.276 days Kingston St. Andrew
Amy Dixon [4] F 10 Oct 1910 4 May 2021 110 years, 206 days St. Andrew Kingston
Rosie Smith [7] F Dec 1899 10 July 2010 110 years, 191 days+ ? ?
Mathias McDonald M 10 Mar 1904 20 Aug 2014 110 years, 163 days ? Clarendon
Daisy Cammock-Bennett F 3 Jan 1903 10 June 2013 110 years, 158 days Clarendon St. Andrew
Estella Thelwell F 14 Feb 1911 4 July 2021 110 years, 140 days Hanover Hanover
Edith Francis F 20 Mar 1880 28 July 1990 110 years, 130 days St. Mary St. Andrew
Leanora Watson [8] F 8 Feb 1912 Living 110 years, 141 days Hanover Hanover
Virginia Atkinson-Johnson F 28 Feb 1912 Living 110 years, 121 days ? Westmoreland
Albertha Davis [9] F 16 Mar 1910 19 May 2020 110 years, 64 days Hanover Westmoreland

Limbo

Name Sex Born Died Age Parish of birth Parish of death
Jane Young [10] F 22 June 1901? fl.13 July 2013 112 years, 21 days+ Clarendon Kingston
Elicia Tummings [11] F 26 Mar 1900? fl.10 Dec 2011 111 years, 259 days+ St. James Trelawny
Alberta Heath [12] F 24 Apr 1902? fl.5 May 2012 110 years, 11 days+ St. Elizabeth St. Catherine

Incomplete cases

Parish of
Name Sex Birth Death Age birth death
Doris Clarke [13] F 1906/1907 16 Nov 2018 111 years, 0+ days ? Manchester
Neita Sergeant [8] F 1911/1912 Living 110 years, 37 days+ ? Manchester

Jamaican emigrant supercentenarians

Rank Name Sex Born Died Age Parish of birth Country
Betsy Stanford F 30 Nov 1903 7 June 2017 113 years, 189 days ? United StatesUSA
Vera Walters F 14 Dec 1904 3 May 2016 111 years, 141 days ? United StatesUSA
Elsada Duncan F 15 Jan 1908 16 Mar 2019 111 years, 60 days Saint Mary United StatesUSA
Dora Skeen F 29 Dec 1910 Living 111 years, 182 days St. Elizabeth CanadaCAN
Damaris Bryant F 12 May 1909 29 Apr 2020 110 years, 353 days ? United Kingdom UK
Anieta Gregory F 24 Dec 1910 11 Dec 2021 110 years, 352 days Clarendon CanadaCAN
Amy Johnson F 18 Oct 1907 6 June 2018 110 years, 231 days Westmoreland United Kingdom UK
Harry Moore [14] M 26 Feb 1816? 5 May 1926 110 years, 68 days? Kingston AustraliaAUS
Merle O'Hara F 20 Feb 1912 Living 110 years, 129 days Kingston CanadaCAN

Chronological list of the oldest living person in Jamaica since 2010

      Validated / Under 110       Living       Unvalidated

From To Name Sex Age when
oldest
Lifespan Parish of death
? 28 July 1990
Edith Francis F  ? –110 20 Mar 1880 – 28 July 1990
110 years, 130 days
St. Andrew
? 12 Nov 2010 Ida Stewart F ? – 113 13 Nov 1896 – 12 Nov 2010
113 years, 364 days
St. Ann
12 Nov 2010 2 July 2011
(232 days)
Lillian Anderson F 112 – 113 28 Feb 1898 – 2 July 2011
113 years, 124 days
St. Andrew
2 July 2011 13 Dec 2012
(1 yr, 164 days)
Eugena Davidson F 111 – 113 22 Aug 1899 – 13 Dec 2012
113 years, 113 days
St. Catherine
13 Dec 2012 15 Sept 2017
(4 yrs, 276 days)
Violet Brown F 112 – 117 10 Mar 1900 – 15 Sept 2017
117 years, 189 days
St. James
15 Sept 2017 26 Aug 2019
(1 yr, 345 days)
Beatrice Byfield F 110 – 112 28 June 1907 – 26 Aug 2019
112 years, 59 days
Clarendon
26 Aug 2019 15 Feb 2021
(1 yr, 173 days)
Eslin Mulgrave-Collins F 110 – 111 2 Apr 1909 – 15 Feb 2021
111 years, 319 days
St. Andrew
15 Feb 2021 20 Feb 2021
(5 days)
Eunis Pryce F 111 20 Apr 1909 – 20 Feb 2021
111 years, 306 days
St. Ann
20 Feb 2021 4 May 2021
(78 days)
Amy Dixon F 110 10 Oct 1910 – 4 May 2021
110 years, 206 days
Kingston
4 May 2021 Present
1 years, 56 days
Louisea McDonald F 110 – 111* Born 1 Dec 1910
111 years, 210 days
Living in
Clarendon

References

  1. Gerontology Research Group
  2. World Supercentenarian Rankings List
  3. GRG Pending Cases List March 2015
  4. 4.0 4.1 (...)Special recognition to our Supercentenarians "Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Jamaica" on Facebook, 20 May 2021
  5. Beatrice Byfield Obituary
  6. Mama Lou celebrates 111 years Jamaica Gleaner, 3 December 2021
  7. Miss Rosie Smith-Oldest woman in Jamaica!. R.I.P :( 10 July 2010 Facebook
  8. 8.0 8.1 On Friday, May 20, Centenarians’ Day was observed "Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Jamaica" on Facebook, 23 May 2022
  9. Happy 110th birthday to my great grandmother
  10. At 112, Jane Young loves Guinness stout Jamaica Observer, 13 July 2013
  11. Elicia Tummings: 111 And Going Strong The Gleaner, 10 December 2011
  12. A 'Hallelujah' Party For Centenarian The Gleaner, 5 May 2012
  13. Doris Clarke was an active centenarian Jamaica Star, 21 November 2018
  14. Muster Victorian Navy
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