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Marfa Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova
Marfa Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova
Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova on her claimed 110th birthday in 2017.
Birth: 12 July 1907?
Alexandrovsky District, Stavropol Krai, Russian Empire (present-day Russia)
Death: fl. 13 July 2017
Stavropol, Stavropol Krai, Russia
Age: 110 years, 1+ day?
Country: RussiaRUS

Marfa Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova (Russian: Марфа Яковлевна Мещерякова; 12 July 1907? – fl. 2 August 2019) was a Russian supercentenarian whose claim is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Marfa Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova claimed to have been born in Alexandrovsky District, Stavropol Krai, Russian Empire (present-day Russia) on 12 July 1907 in a large family of peasants. Her father worked on a collective farm and her mother was a housewife. Marfa was a veteran of the Great Patriotic War. She helped the soldiers to dig trenches. After the war, she worked on a collective farm for many years.

In 1928, she married Mikhail Sergeyevich Meshcheryakov. Her husband was also a participant in the Great Patriotic War. The couple had eight children. They lived together for 60 years until her husband's death in 1988, after which Marfa moved to her daughter in the city of Stavropol.

On her 110th birthday in 2017, she was visited by Vladimir Vladimirovich Vladimirov, Governor of Stavropol Krai, along with the head of the city, Andrey Dzhatdoev. Then, she had six grandchildren (four grandsons and two granddaughters), seven great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Yakovlevna Meshcheryakova lived with one of her daughters, Alexandra Mikhailovna in Stavropol, Stavropol Krai, Russia. She was last reported to be alive on 2 August 2019 at the claimed age of 112 years, 20 days.