Eva Morris

Eva Morris was the oldest recognised person in the world, by the Guinness Book of Records, from December 1999 until November 2000. She was a native of Stone, Staffordshire, England. Morris died in her sleep at 1.25 am at the Autumn House Nursing Home in Stone. There had been claims that a Dominican woman, Elizabeth Israel, was 125 years old, but the Guinness Book of Records said Morris had taken the title because her date of birth could be fully authenticated. Morris attributed her longevity to whisky and boiled onions. She was said by friends to enjoy the occasional cigarette and to have ridden a bicycle. She worked as a domestic servant and was widowed in the 1930s. Morris lived in ... more on Wikipedia

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