The woman who was the oldest living person in the United States is dead. The daughter of Lessie Brown said that her 114-year-old mother died Tuesday morning at her Cleveland Heights home in Ohio. Wilson became the oldest person in March after the death of a Pennsylvania woman who was also 114 according to the Gerontology Research Group. She had five children and has more than 50 descendants, including two great, great, great-grandchildren. The new oldest living person in the U.S. is Alelia Murphy of New York, who is 113 years and 186 days. The oldest living person in the world is 116-year-old Kana Tanaka of Japan.