(ORDO NEWS) — One of these days, the oldest inhabitant of America, Hester Ford, passed away. The woman was almost 116 years old. To be more precise, the old woman left the world at the age of 115 years and 245 days. The woman lived in the state of North Carolina, Charlotte.
The death of the long-liver was reported by the Associated Press.
What is known about the life of Hester Ford? An interesting fact – there is a little confusion about Hester’s date of birth. Her relatives claim that the woman was born in 1904. However, the gerontological group of researchers disagrees with this date. They claim that the American was born in 1905.
Hester Ford has lived an amazing life. She got married very early by “modern standards” – at the age of 14! At 15, she became a mother for the first time. The woman gave birth to only 12 children. She was a really rich grandmother with 125 grandchildren. Mrs. Ford had no less great-grandchildren. She has lived all her life in her beloved home.
By the way, roofing felts family and everyday life took away all the free time from a woman, roofing felts she really was unusual, but for the first time in the Hester hospital she was only 108 years old. Even at such a respectable age, the long-liver remained clear of mind and did not suffer from dementia. The woman did not even know what flu and colds were.
When asked what her secret of longevity was, she always answered with a smile and good nature, that she needed to be able to live correctly! Helen has witnessed many historical events in the United States and in the world. It is impossible not to admire this person.
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