Black Woman From Maryland, Born in 1914, Turns 109 Years Old

Nationwide — Sally Washington, who is from Laurel, Maryland, is now 109 years old. She was born on July 31, 1914 in Danville, Virginia. In the 1930s, she moved to the Washington DC metro area where she lived for over 80 years before residing now in Laurel, Maryland.

She is a devoted member of her church and a woman of many interests.
“What do I like? I like to eat and talk and cook and play around. I like shows,” Washington told WUSA9.
Her hobbies include sewing, needlepoint, and cooking, which she even turned into a profession. “I like to make cookies and cake and things like that,” she added.

Longtime DMV resident celebrates 109th birthday

Sally Washington was born in summer of 1914. Imagine the history she’s seen.

Randolph Sturdivant
Published: 7:26 AM EDT August 1, 2023
Updated: 7:48 AM EDT August 1, 2023
WASHINGTON — Get uplifted by joining us in wishing the happiest of birthdays to Sally Washington. She just turned 109 years old.
The longtime DMV resident is now living in Laurel, Maryland. Ms. Washington was born in Danville, Virginia, on July 31, 1914. Imagine the history she’s seen firsthand.

A faithful member of Walker Memorial Baptist Church, she is a woman of many passions.