Violet Brown

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Birthday
10, 1900
Birthplace
Trelawny Parish, Jamaica
Death Date
Sep 15, 2017 (117)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1900
Birthplace
Trelawny Parish, Jamaica
Death Date
Sep 15, 2017 (117)

About

Famous for being the oldest Jamaican person ever and first verified Jamaican supercentenarian. She became the world's oldest person as of April 2017 until her death at the age of 117 on September 15, 2017. 

Before Fame

She was baptized at the age of 13.

Trivia

She became the last living former subject of Queen Victoria while Jamaica was still part of the British Empire.

Family Life

She and her three siblings were born to parents John Mosse, a sugar boiler, and Elizabeth Riley. She had a daughter with her husband Augustus Gaynor Brown. She had three other children as well.

Associated With

She outlived Emma Morano, who previously held the title as the oldest living person until her death at age 117 in April 2017.