Though not fully validated yet, Sisnett appears as a Pending Case on the GRG's table.
His granddaughter states that he "has the memory of an elephant, an appetite of a truck driver and a wicked sense of humour."
Born as the youngest child and only boy to James Albert Egerton and Matilda Ann Sisnett (nee Pitt), Sisnett had two sisters who both lived to be more than 100 years old, and another two sisters who died at age 99 and 98. This is one of the rarer examples of longevity that runs in the family. For example, the mother of Grace Thaxton, who died in 2005 aged 114, lived to be 109, nearly a supercentenarian herself and in fact one of the world's oldest people at that time.
After completing school, Sisnett trained as a blacksmith and worked in a factory making sugar and syrup until his retirement in 1970. Marrying in 1923, Sisnett had five children with his wife, who died in 1937. He later remarried in 1942 and had six children with his second wife. Owing to his failing eyesight, Sisnett had an operation in 2006 at age 106 to treat his cataracts.
26 June 2010... James Sisnett is now the 12th oldest living (not necessarily validated) male in the world since the death of Stanley Lucas on 21 June 2010.
Born in Dalby Springs, Texas, Coffin apparently remembered working in cotton fields when she was a young woman. A stranger, Gwendolyn Traylor, became her guardian when Coffin was reportly being left for dead in c. 1996. Traylor has stated that she believes Coffin's claim.
Said to be the oldest of more than 10 children, Coffin moved into a nursing home in De Kalb, Texas, in 1992. She also had a leg amputated. In her final years, Coffin was blind and deaf, and eventually died on 18 October 2006 at the claimed age of 122 years, 321 days. At the time of her death, she had been the second-oldest claimant in the US and seventh-oldest in the world.
She claimed a birthdate of 24 February 1900, which meant that she celebrated her claimed 110th birthday in February 2010.
Pranno was born in Italy and came to America in 1905, arriving on... 4 July, America's 129th birthday.
At 16, Pranno married Jack Napoleon and later gave birth to her first child while he was serving in the war. In total, she had four children.
Pranno was known to be a devoted mother who was an excellent cook and baker. Often, she would also make fresh bread every week.
During WWII, her husband passed on, but Pranno later remarried. In her later years, she would also help at the Oak Park Hospital in America.
After submitting her claim to the GRG, Pranno's case was thrown out after it was discovered she had been born in 1901, not 1900, and was therefore only 109.
She passed away on 12 May 2010 at the age of 109 years, 77 days.