Mary Josephine Ray, the New Hampshire woman who was certified as the oldest person living in the United States, has died at age 114 years, 294 days. Ray was born May 17, 1895, in Bloomfield, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She moved to the United States at age 3.
The oldest living American is now Neva Morris, of Ames, Iowa, at age 114 years, 216 days.
The oldest person in the world is Japan’s Kama Chinen at age 114 years, 301 days.