List of people with the longest marriages

Highest combined age of married couples (>206 years)

>80 years

Rank Names Married Time married Source
1 Philipose Thomas (100 years at the time)Sosamma (99 years and six months at the time) of Kerala, India 17 February, 1919 86 years, 4 months (as of 2005) The Hindu | The world's longest-married: now a claim from Kerala ]
2 Liu Yung-yang (1900 - July 2003)Yang Wan (1899 - ?) of Taoyuan, Taiwan April 1917 86 years, 3 months Asia-Pacific | Taiwanese couple have world's longest marriage]
3 Temulji Nairman (1848 - ?) 1853 86 years Wedding Facts - Tiscali Weddings
4 Bill Jones (born on July 20, 1901)Eluned Jones (103 at the time) of Upton, Slough 3 February 1923 84 years (as of 2007)
5 William B. Ritchie (September 25, 1897 - November 22, 2002)Claudia Lillian Ritchie (August 24, 1904 - January 18, 2003) of Lexington, Kentucky April 12, 1919 83 years, 224 days
6 Harley D. Utz (July 3, 1898 - November 12, 2001)Sylvia Booker (born on March 9, 1899) of Greenville, Ohio June 15, 1918 83 years, 150 days
7 Huang Fu (1899-)Gan Fu (1903-) of Guangzhou, China 1920 83 years (as of 2003) Couple claim 'world's longest marriage' - smh.com.au
Clarence Vail (101 years old)Mayme Vail (99 years old) of White Bear Lake, Minnesota February 18, 1925 83+ years
9 John (born Giovanni) Rocchio (November 24, 1903 - August 28, 2006)Amelia Antonelli (October 10, 1905 - June 6, 2006) of North Providence, Rhode Island February 10, 1923 82 years, 116 days 82 years of 'I do' - world's longest marriage? - U.S. news - MSNBC.com
10 James BurgessSarah Ann Burgess of Great Britain 82 years Wedding Facts - Tiscali Weddings
11 Orbin Jack Hoffer (September 28, 1898 - November 29, 2002)Dorothy Stahly (October 26, 1902 - November 11, 2006) of Indiana February 14, 1921 81 years, 288 days Passed Senate Resolution 0008
12 Thomas Morgan (May 4, 1786 - January 29, 1893)Elizabeth Morgan (January 17, 1786 - January 19, 1891) of Wales May 4, 1809 81 years, 260 days Guinness World Records - Human Body - Age & Youth - Oldest Married Couple - Aggregate Age
13 Martin Terry (August 18, 1900 - August 11, 2005)Christina Terry (born in 1908 or 1909) of South Carolina February 7, 1924. 81 years, 185 days
14 Bert W. Parr (February 6, 1907 - December 10, 2007)Martha E. Parr (born in 1911) of Berne, Indiana 8 September 1926 81 years, 93 days Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home : Berne, Indiana (IN)CelebrationsDecatur Daily Democrat - Parrs nearing 81st anniversary
15 Joseph Moses Juran (December 24, 1904 - February 28, 2008)Sadie Shapiro (born in ?) of Rye 1926 >81 years, 59 days
16 Gilbert Hill (1899 or 1900 - ?)Sadie E. Longmoor (October 10, 1899 - July 15, 2001) of Florida June 15, 1920 81 years, 30 days If I Live to Be 100
17 André Debry (June 15, 1898 - 31 August, 2005)Marguerite Pingaud (born 10 October, 1904) of France August 12, 1924 81 years, 19 days LANACION.com]
18 E.R. Pennebaker (August 10, 1902 - June 22, 2005)Bessie Pennebaker (born in 1907 or 1908) of Iowa June 14, 1924 81 years, 8 days
19 Lewis Pearce, Sr. (born on January 12, 1900)Laura Dunty (died in 2003 at age 96) of Baltimore County, Maryland 81 years North East Reporter
20 Michael Nikolaus (January 7, 1901 - January 29, 2007)Katharina Pelikan (1907 - December 19, 2005) of Germany December 26, 1924 80 years, 358 days SbZ - Ältestes Ehepaar der Welt - Informationen zu Siebenbürgen und RumänienSbZ - Mit 105 Jahren weltweit ältester Siebenbürger Sachse - Informationen zu Siebenbürgen und Rumänien
21 Antonio Urrea-Hernández (February 16, 1888 - November 15, 1999)Isabel Tossas (died in 1995 at age 101) of Spain 1914 <81 years
22 Robert D. "Grandpa" Fitch, Sr. (26 January, 1895 - 23 November, 1999)Florence L. Fitch (10 August, 1898 - 14 May, 1995) of Pennsylvania 5 December 1914 80 years, 160 days
23 Percy Arrowsmith (13 March, 1900 - 15 June, 2005)Florence (October 31, 1904 - April 9, 2007) of Hereford, England June 1, 1925 80 years, 14 days Longest Marriage Ends
24 Claude Stanley (born on 3 March, 1901)Ethel Choules (1908? - 2006) of Australia 1926 80 years At 106, the secret to long life is: Don't die
25 Clair Carroll (October 8, 1893 - March 7, 1994)Emma Vironia Lanman (May 18, 1895 - July 10, 2007) of Ottumwa, Iowa 1914 80 years

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