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Margaret Richey
Margaret Richey
Margaret Richey in 1977
Birth: 12 February 1877
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
Death: 10 April 1987
Georgetown, Texas, USA
Age: 110 years, 57 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Margaret Evelyn Richey (née Countess; 12 February 1877 – 10 April 1987) was an American woman notable for her longevity.


Margaret Countess was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA as the daughter of William and Rebecca Countess. She graduated from the University of Alabama and worked as a teacher until marrying Harvey W. Richey and moving to Texas. The couple settled in Waxahachie and had six children. They later retired and moved to Georgetown, Texas. She was widowed in 1941.

Margaret Richey died in Georgetown, Texas, USA on 10 April 1987 at the age of 110 years, 57 days.