Yes, that's how I got clued into it. The newspaper was running several stories about this supercentenarian walking miles to the county seat in excellent health. I found this hard to believe so I started tracking her back through the censuses, I found her true age (which got smaller and smaller going backwards).
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Debbie Greenlee <daveg@...> wrote:
> I am sure she enjoyed hearing how young she looked for her age.
> Justin wrote:
> . . . I researched a 19th century Pennsylvania woman, supposedly 118 at
> death, but who was actually 84.
> > Justin