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Eunice Sanborn

Born: 1896-07-20 - Died: 2011-01-31
Cause of Death:
Natural Causes

Death Summary: Eunice Sanborn died at the age of 115 in her home in Jacksonville, Texas.

Who was Eunice Sanborn : Before her death, Sanborn was recognized as the oldest living person in the world. At 115 years old, Sanborn became recognized as the 43rd oldest person in recorded history.

Sanborn was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, the daughter of German and Irish immigrants. Her first marriage ended abruptly, when her husband was killed in an accident. During this marriage, she gave birth to her daughter who passed away at 90.

Her second husband eventually passed away, which led Eunice to marry her third husband, Grant Sanborn. He would also pass away in 1979.

After her death, the oldest living person in the world is now Besse Cooper at 114 years and 159 days.
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