Who was the oldest living member of your family?

United States
April 13, 2007 7:14am CST
I had a grandmother, my ex-husband's, that lived to be 98. In my family the oldest would probably be my maternal grandmother who lived to be about 82. What's the oldest family member you've ever had?
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@sweetie88 (4559)
• Pakistan
13 Apr 07
There is an Aunt of my Father. She is 100+ years old & still can walk properly & go here & there. She is the most oldest lady which i saw in my faimly yet. We people are very surprise that her age is impressive & she does n't has any particulat disease & keep on going on long tours. May God bless her with more age!!!!!!!!
• United States
14 Apr 07
Wow... how wonderful indeed! I wouldn't mind living a ripe old age as long as I still had all my facilities about me and wasn't sickly.
@sweetie88 (4559)
• Pakistan
15 Apr 07
May God bless you too with such good age & health!!!! Well, you look already a healthy woman from your pic. Lolz. She is slim old aunt. hehehehe
@lightningMD (5932)
• United States
13 Apr 07
The oldest member in my family was my paternal great-granmother who lived to 103. My granmother her daughter lived to 100 and her sister lived to 98. On my mothers side my grandfather lived to 87.
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• United States
14 Apr 07
Wow! Now those are some strong genes!
@mssnow (9493)
• United States
14 Apr 07
The oldest living family member for me is my father. He is 92 years old and still kicking . Hes a great guy
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@mimatexas (1835)
• United States
13 Apr 07
My dad. He was 86 going to 87, when he passed away. My father-in-law just turned 86 on April 10th.
• Ireland
13 Apr 07
That is a great age - 98. The oldest person that I know of in our family was my grandfather who lived to be 88. Now my aunt - his daughter will be 85 next week. She is my oldest living relative.
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• Canada
13 Apr 07
My dad's mom (great grandma) lived to be 99. She passed away a few weeks before her 100th birthday.
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@ravinskye (8242)
• United States
13 Apr 07
i'm not sure on my side of the family, i think there were some in their 90's. my husbands great grandmother is 105 and still going. her brother is in his 90's and still living on his own and keeps busy. her sister is still alive too i think shes in her high 80's. must have been something in the water back then lol.
• United States
13 Apr 07
My great-grandfather lived to be well into his nineties.
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• Canada
13 Apr 07
My great aunt (sister of my maternal grandmother) lived to the age of 98 or 99 -- I can't quite remember. She was quite lucid and had a real sense of humor right up until she was around 95 and lost most of her hearing. Once that happened, she really started to decline fast. She was a lovely woman and lived a good life :)
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@MakDomMom (1474)
• United States
13 Apr 07
I have a great-grandmother who lived to be 98 and one that lived to be 95. My only living grandma is currently 85 and doing wonderful!!!
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@ssuren (46)
13 Apr 07
My wife's maternal grandfather is the oldest living member of our family. He is 88 and still active,independent,did his all work by own(touch wood).My wife's maternal grandmother is 5 years younger then him,she too is very smart,active.They look very good and smart as a couple.
• New Zealand
1 Jun 07
My grand parent are oldest and very active. By golds blessing they are still alive ..At the moment he is 86 year old and healthy and we all love him very much
@nill_07 (1104)
• Bangladesh
21 May 07
My Grandmother is the oldest person in our family. She loves me most from all of her grand child (i watch so far..). She is about 80 years old. Now a days, she is sick & one of her leg has broken down & it is really hard for her to walk. Without help of others she can not move for long distance.. My maternal Grandmother is also a old woman & she is about 85. But still she looks so strong & beautiful. Few days ago I went to meet with her & she gifted me a shirt & pant. I feel lucky among all of my cousin that she loves me a lot. Often, I called my Grandmother as Darling & she feels happy for that... I can realize it when I watch her face, I see a nice smiling face.
@5000ml (1923)
• Belgium
15 Apr 07
It would be my maternal grandmother, she lived to be 87. My bf's maternal grandmother lived to be 97, but she wasn't doing too good at the end.