Anna Gillette (1890-2001) validation

The GRG announces the age validation of Anna Florence Gillette, nee Koschitz. Anna was born in Fountain City, Buffalo County, Wisconsin, USA, on August 5th 1890, to John and Louisa Koschitz. On July 10th 1911, Anna married Claude D Gillette in La Crosse County, Wisconsin. They went on to have at least five children together. Claude sadly passed away October 22nd 1946, leaving Anna a widow, after which she did not remarry. She lived in various states across the US before coming back to Fountain City when she was around 97. She passed away in a care facility in Fountain City on November 21st 2001, aged 111 years, 108 days. She was survived by two daughters, one of which lived to be 102 herself.

Anna’s age was verified by Anson Davis and accepted by the GRG as valid with a retroactive date of October 1st 2016.

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