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Austin couple named world's oldest married couple by Guinness World Records

Posted: 4:37 PM, Nov 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-07 17:37:05-05
John and Charlotte Henderson

AUSTIN, TX — An Austin couple has been named the world's oldest married couple by Guinness World Records- but not because of how long they have been together.

The Guinness World Records says the couple's ages combined equates to the oldest living couple as of December 15, 2018.

John Henderson was born on December 24, 1912. His wife, Charlotte, was born on November 8, 1914. The couple's combined age is 211 years and 175 days, as verified in Austin on August 28, 2019.

The two were married in 1939.