Soledad Mexia

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Soledad Mexia
Born August 13, 1899[1]
La Noria, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died August 30, 2013
(114 years, 17 days)[2]
Chula Vista, California, USA
Residence San Diego, California, USA
Occupation Supercentenarian
Known for Oldest Mexican-born person ever[3]
Children 7 children (24 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren)

Soledad Mexia (August 13, 1899 – August 30, 2013)[1][4] was a Mexican-American supercentenarian who at the time of her death was the world's fifth-oldest living person and the oldest living resident of California.[5] She is the oldest Mexican-born person ever.[2]

Soledad Mexia was born in La Noria, Sinaloa, Mexico, on August 13, 1899.[6] She had seven children, 24 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren,[3] and lived most of her life in San Diego, California, United States.

On August 30, 2013, Mexia died from natural causes, seventeen days after her 114th birthday, at a hospice in Chula Vista, California.[2]

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