This 116-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Is the World’s Oldest Person Brooklyn Reader December 14, 2015 December 14, 2015, 12:33 am Here are some things that did not yet exist when Susannah Mushatt Jones was born in Alabama on July 6, 1899: the Model T, and for that matter the Ford Motor Company. The teddy bear. […] Click here to view original web page at nymag.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.