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This is a list of the oldest known people from the Bahamas. 

List of oldest people from the Bahamas (106+)

Howard Kemp M 10 Jan 1908? 28 Oct 2018 110 years, 291 days? (Questionable)

Helen Reid F 1906/1907? 22 Sept 2015 108 years, 0+ days (Questionable)

Jeffery Capron M 16 May 1914 Living 107 years, 341+ days

Jenny Edgecombe F 16 Mar 1908 Oct 2015 107 years, 220+ days

Ellen Clarke F 26 Feb 1914 c. 12 Jan 2021 106 years, c.321 days

Francis Dean F 30 Sept 1915 Living 106 years, 204+ days

Male list soon, I found a few 102+ males.


   
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Ellen Clarke died on 22 Dec 2020

 

also a 106-year-old male I just found.

Samuel Vincent Neely (31 Dec 1912 - 20 June 2019)

And there really isn't a need for the male list anymore.


   
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I was able to find reports on EVERY SINGLE known 106+ centenarian of the Bahamas except for Helen Reid and Abigail Rolle


   
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@rich_villa Couldn't there be unreported 106-year-olds as well?


   
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There's also Maria McSweeney (1900-2017): https://www.bahamaslocal.com/newsitem/149637/The_Governor_General_Celebrates_106th_with_Maria_Albertha_McSweeney.html

@ (1910-2017)

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There's also Maria McSweeney (1900-2017): https://www.bahamaslocal.com/newsitem/149637/The_Governor_General_Celebrates_106th_with_Maria_Albertha_McSweeney.html

I put that on the list before.


   
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@rich_villa not on the list you have here.


   
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@rich_villa not on the list you have here.

It was made before I could find her case. I will now add her.


   
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chronological list 

NOTE: Some of these cases may not have been OLP  as they are between 102-103. However Jenny Edgecombe did in fact get the title at 102. These are all known cases who would have been the known OLP at the time.

Luella Cunningham (18 May 1883 - 19 May 1986)

Bernice Curry (15 Mar 1886 - 13 Aug 1989) or Martha Bethell (30 July/4 Aug 1884/88 - 7 May 1992?)

the oldest known after is unknown until 2003

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Fred Adderley (24 Dec 1900 - 18 May 2003) or Edith Moss (1 Jan 1900? - 31 Dec 2003?) or Ebelina Higgs (1 Feb 1895 - 2004?)

Effie McLaughlin (3 July 1901 - 19 Sept 2004)

the oldest known after is unknown until 2010

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Mary Mae Bain (22 Feb 1907 - 13 Dec 2010)

Jenny Edgecombe (16 Mar 1908 - Oct 2015)

Maria McSween(e)y (8 Apr 1910 - 17 Mar 2017)

Samuel Neely (31 Dec 1912 - 20 June 2019)

Ellen Clarke (2 Feb 1914 - 22 Dec 2020)

Jeffrey Capron (born 16 May 1914)


   
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Doyen of the Bahamas could be Willie Jones, born 11 October 1915.
Source (107th birthday / claimed 109th):

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Doyen of the Bahamas could be Willie Jones, born 11 October 1913.
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He was born in Turks and Caicos. I found what appears to be the index for his baptismal record on FindMyPast, but it apparently says he was born in 1915. It's possible this is just a transcription error, but I don't think the microfilm is accessible online. 

First name(s) William Andrew
Last name Jones
Sex Male
Event Birth
Birth year 1915
Birth date 11 Oct 1915
Baptism year -
Father's first name(s) Richard
Father's last name Jones
Father's occupation Farmer
Mother's first name(s) Dorcas
Mother's last name Hall
Denomination Civil
Parish St Thomas, St George & St John
Island Turks & Caicos
Country Turks & Caicos
Archive reference EAP914/1/1/6/2
Register births
Year range 1897-1934
Entry number 12
View source View original image
Record set Turks & Caicos Births & Baptisms, 1792-1934
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Parish Baptisms
Collections from Americas, Caribbean

Profile picture: Marita Camacho Quiros (1911-Present)


   
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@mendocino Thank you, I just now registered with "FindMyPast" and learned how to use it. I found it too and it looks like this (screenshot). That's a great thing.


   
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@dejan The actual document looks like this:


   
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Speaking of Bahamas. Howard Kemp's marriage record supports 1912:


   
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@930310 And with that date of birth, he was again the oldest known living man (and person) in the Bahamas at the time of his death (last few months). Do you know what about Helen Reid, she died at the age of (supposedly 108). However the full date of birth is unknown, she is currently the only incomplete case from the Bahamas. / https://gerontology.fandom.com/wiki/Helen_Reid


   
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@dejan Her marriage record supports 1906/1907:

And here's the likeliest birth record, it supports 3 Mar 1907:


   
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Jeffrey Capron (b.16 May 1914)  unfortunately died on 22 January 2022, according to a comment on a Facebook post from December 2021.


Photo on his 107th birthday in 2021.

Death mention:

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He is also the oldest known man ever from Bahamas.


   
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so the oldest person in the Bahamas becomes Francis Dean,born on 9/30/1915?


   
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@diego When was she last confirmed alive (I don't know). the last report on her was 30 September 2021 (if there is no more recent one, it is LIMBO).

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If there is no more recent report then she is LIMBO and Willie Jones (b.11 Oct 1915) has become the oldest known living man and person in the Bahamas.


   
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