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Maria Dolores Ferreira
Maria Dolores Ferreira
Birth: 22 July 1902
Sequeade, Barcelos, Braga District, Portugal
Death: 31 July 2013
Encourados, Barcelos, Braga District, Portugal
Age: 111 years, 9 days
Country: PortugalPOR
Validated

Maria Dolores Ferreira (22 July 1902 – 31 July 2013) was a validated Portuguese supercentenarian.

Biography

She was born on 22 July 1902, in Sequeade, Barcelos, Portugal. She was the daughter of Jose Ferreira da Rocha and Luisa da Silva Gomes. She married Josue Aires Lopes on 27 April 1923. Her husband died in 1948. She lived in Encourados, Barcelos, Portugal and was known by the population of the village as "Mariazinha".

The couple had 10 children, 5 of them died at an early age.

Dolores Ferreira was lucid until she was 107 years of age. She said the secret to her longevity was to drink 3 coffees a day.

Maria Dolores Ferreira died on 31 July 2013 at the age of 111 years, 9 days.

References


Portugal's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Maria da Conceicao Silva • (Unknown) • Maria Alves de Jesus • (Unknown) • Antonio de Almeida • (Unknown) • Maria Pereira • (Unknown) • Custodia JacintoRosa Cadete • (Unknown) • Mariana Chiromo • (Unknown) • Elvira de Jesus Caldeira • Jose Ferreira Andrade • Maria do Couto Maia-Lopes • Maria de Jesus • Augusto Moreira de Oliveira • Antonio de Castro • Maria Luiza Nunes da Silva • Maria Felicia Bento • Maria do Carmo Fernandes • Maria Dolores Ferreira • Suzana Correa Conceicao Silva • Benvinda Marques Matias • Joaquina Martins • Romana Marques • Maria da Encarnacao Sousa

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