117-year-old Jamaican woman is now the world's OLDEST living person

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 DAILY DEVOTION Violet Brown reads her'Daily Bread prayer companion

Palmer Murray said Brown is happily living in Duanvale, Jamaica - where her family has lived for 200 years - and is doing well.

The new oldest person, Mosse-Brown, known as Aunt V, is the last living subject of Queen Victoria, as Jamaica was part of the British West Indies when she was born in 1900, according to her foundation's biography. She was the oldest of eight siblings who all preceded her in death, including a sister who lived to be 102.

Her son Harold Fairweather, 97, also hit the genetic jackpot.

She became the world's oldest person after the previous record holder Emma Morano, from Italy, died last weekend at the grand old age of 117. Following Brown on the list is Japan's Nabi Tajima, who is 116 years and 256 days old.

A 117-year-old Jamaican Baptist woman is now the world's oldest human, according to the Gerontology Research Group.

Violet Brown, a resident of Trelawny Parish in Jamaica, has been declared the oldest known person in the world.

The world's oldest person Violet Brown clasps her hands at her home in Duanvale, Jamaica, Sunday, April 16, 2017. "I would do every work myself", she said.

The new oldest person in the world eats what she wants - but no pork and chicken.

Guinness depends heavily on Mr Young's database when deciding on the title.

As time went on she purchased her own property and became an entrepreneur, owning the only bread depot in the district.

"I have been baptized since I was 13 years old and I have over 50 years of staunch contribution to the church", she said. Guinness World Records officially confirmed Morano as the last living person to have been born in the 1800s.

"I've done almost everything at the church", she said.

In her church she work as the organist, the choir director and secretary at various times spanning 80 years. I like to sing.

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