1886: Woman claimed to be 120 years old
The Good Die Young
The Daily Plainsman, Huron, S.D. Jan. 9, 1886 newspapers.com
Lottie Griffin, a colored woman from Hannibal, Mo., who claimed to be over 120 years of age, died yesterday. She has a daughter over 80 years of age. Several old citizens place her age at from 110 to 120.