Moriyama in September 2020, aged 112
|Birth:||5 November 1907|
Shuri, Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
|Death:||1 March 2021|
Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
|Age:||113 years, 116 days|
Setsuko Moriyama was born on 5 November 1907 in Shuri, Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. She was the first daughter of Manabe and Shosuke. In 1932, at the age of 25, she married Seikichi Uehara. They had five children: two daughters, Hiroko (1933-1944) and Kazuko (born 1938), and three sons: Kensho (born 1936), middle son (born 1940, died in the Philippines), and Kenyu (born 1942).
In 2006, at the age of 99, Moriyama moved into a nursing home in Naha City, Okinawa. In November 2017, she celebrated her 110th birthday. In February 2021, her age was validated by the GRG. Moriyama died on 1 March 2021 at the age of 113 years, 116 days.