Mary D’All Parsons

  • Full name: Mary D’All Parsons
  • Lifespan: 08.11.1895 – 15.03.2006
  • Age: 110 years. 127 days
  • Birthplace: Dundee, Scotland, UK
  • Last residence: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Application date: 21.07.2012
  • Validation date:  30.09.2014
  • Validation source: Andrew Holmes/Mark Muir/Ilias Leivaditis/Filipe Prista Lucas

Biography

Mary D’All Parsons was born in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom on 8 November 1895 to parents George and Jessie D’All. Her parents and her two youngest siblings moved to Canada in 1904 and settled in Quebec City, Quebec. Mary herself and her two oldest siblings stayed in the United Kingdom and later joined her parents in Canda, who moved to Montreal. Jessie died in 1913 in a traffic accident. In 1914, George, who was a grocery store clerk, joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and went to Europe during World War I. As a result, Mary and her siblings moved to the United States. George died on 13 June 1916 in Ypres, Belgium during the Battle of Mont Sorrel.

Mary married Joseph Albert Parsons on 28 February 1914. She became a widow around 1920. At one point, she and her siblings moved back to Canada, returning to Montreal.

Mary D’All Parsons died in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 15 March 2006 at the age of 110 years, 127 days.

Validation

Mary D’All Parsons age was verified by Andrew Holmes, Mark Muir, Ilias Leivaditis and Filipe Prista Locus, and validated by the GRG on September 30th 2014.

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