Ecuador Couple’s Mora and Quinteros is the World’s Oldest Married Living Couple, according to the Guinness Book of Record.
Mora was born on 10th March 1910 with Quinteros born on 16th October 1915 and both have a combined age of 214 years, 358 days.
According to their statement on Guinness World Records, both of them got to meet themselves during school vacation because Quinteros’s sister was married to Mora’s cousin, reports from CNN quoted.
They were friends for good seven years and finally got married on 7th February 1941 which was a secret and intimate one held with thelr friends and godparents and due to the fact their relationship wasn’t approved by their parents.
Mora & Quinteros further said that it was strange in the eyes of their siblings but as the years went they got along with it.
“Family unity under the rules of love, mutual respect, honest work, and proper education based on family values are the keys to healthy coexistence,” the couple during the chat with CNN.
The couples were both teachers until they retired and had five children who all were successful from several colleges, they have a big family “11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 9 great great-grandchildren.
One of their son which was the oldest died aged 58, according to their words.
One of their daughters, Aura Cecilia shared the couples loved going to see movies, theater together and have dinners with the large family and friends.
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic, they’re yet to hold any get-together party and they look forward to reuniting with their family at large and loves ones.
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