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Sarah Rockwell
Sarah Rockwell
Sarah Rockwell in 1953.
Birth: 25 October 1843
Richmond, Virginia, USA
Death: 23 November 1953
Danbury, Connecticut, USA
Age: 110 years, 29 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Sarah Frances "Fannie" Rockwell (née Pearce; 25 October 1843? – 23 November 1953) was American supercentenarian claimant whose age is currently unvalidated by Gerontology Research Group.


She was born as Sarah Frances Pearce in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia. Her parents were Samuel and Nancy Ann Ford Pearce. She grew up in the Henrico area and worked as a nurse during the Civil War. After the war had ended she moved to Connecticut, where she met and married her husband Charles Rockwell in Danbury on 13 April 1873.

The couple had two daughters, Mary and Lena. She was widowed in 1918 and lived with her daughter Mary in Danbury following her husband's death. She spent her final years living with her daughter Lena in Danbury. Later in life Sarah started claiming to have been born in 1844. Sarah Rockwell died in Danbury, Farifield, Connecticut on 23 November 1953, aged 110 years, 29 days.