Fact or Fiction?

Fact or Fiction:

Mrs. David Bancroft Johnson lived to be exactly 100 years old.

Mrs. David Bancroft Johnson - 1902
Mrs. David Bancroft Johnson in her Wedding Dress – 1902

Fact:

Mrs. Mai Rutledge Smith Johnson was born on January 3, 1878 in Charleston, SC. Mrs. Johnson came to Winthrop in 1897 and studied business for a year before becoming secretary to founder and first president of Winthrop, David Bancroft Johnson. They were married on August 6, 1902 and eventually had three children (Bancroft, Burgh, and Suzanne). Mrs. Johnson outlived her husband by nearly 50 years and passed away on her one hundredth birthday on January 3, 1978

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