Julio Mora secretly moved from his parents to marry Waldramina Quintos on February 1
QUITO, Ecuador – Julio Mora secretly moved from his parents in February to marry Waldramina Quintos. Both families disapproved.
Seventy-nine years later, they are still together – she is 110 years old, and she is at 104, both well and both in good health, although relatives say they are kinda depressed because they are older The family remembers the epidemic.
Marriages are now taking place, but at the moment, according to Guinness World Records, there is no second among such old people – less than a combined 215 years.
Mora was born on 10 March 1910 and Quintos was born on 16 October 1915. He came to the first church built by the Spanish on February 7, 1941, in Quito: La Iglesia de el Belen.
The two retired teachers live in Quito, the Ecuadorian capital, where they received Guinness certification in mid-August.
His daughter Cecilia says that they are both outspoken and active, though they no longer have the agility of yesteryear. But “for a month they’ve been different, more downcast as they miss the big family celebrations.”
And they can gather considerable crowds: four surviving children, 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-grandson.
“Since March, none of us have done,” Cecilia said. “My parents need family contact”.
She said that her father enjoys watching TV and drinking milk and her mother, who enjoys desserts, likes to read the newspaper every morning.
The first listed as the oldest were an Austin, Texas, couple, Charlotte Henderson and John Henderson, who have a combined age of 212 years and 52 days.