In 2013, this Alabama-born supercentenarian earned the title of fourth oldest living person in the world.
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|FULL NAME:||Susannah Mushatt Jones|
|BIRTH DATE:||July 6, 1899|
|AGE:||120 years old|
Susannah Mushatt Jones is a Supercentenarian. The children of sharecroppers, she and her ten siblings grew up in Lowndes County, Alabama. At the beginning of the Harlem Renaissance, she relocated to New York City, where she spent the rest of her life, and where she was very briefly married to Henry Jones. Though she had originally intended to become a teacher, she was not able to finance her education at the Tuskegee Institute and instead worked as a nanny. She later created The Calhoun Club, which offered higher-education scholarships to African-American youth.
DID YOU KNOW She believed her longevity to be the result of sleeping many hours a night, never drinking or smoking, being single, and never using cosmetics or hair dye.
FACT She and her Japanese contemporary Misao Okawa were, in the later years of their lives, two of the world’s longest-living people.
Currently, Susannah Mushatt Jones is 120 years old. She will celebrate her 121st birthday on a Thursday, July 6th. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Susannah Mushatt Jones’s zodiac sign is Cancer. According to astrologers, Cancer’s life pursuit is constant reassurance and intimacy and a secret desire to feel safe (emotionally, spiritually, romantically and financially). People of this zodiac sign like art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers and revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are: tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.
Susannah Mushatt Jones was born in the Year of the Pig. People with this sign are nice and good-mannered. They’re always forgiving of other people’s mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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