Couple with 99 grandchildren possibly record holders
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
The pensioners spend most of the year saving for Christmas gifts. Their eleven children have brought them 56 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
"The kids just kept coming – and then their kids just kept coming," said Josie, 77, to the Sun newspaper.
While there is no existing record with Guinness for alive couples with the most grandchildren, Guinness World Records authorities say the couple very well might hold the record.
Glasgow resident Margaret McMillan had 123 grandchildren, but died last year at 98. It wasn't until her funeral that the number, which included 15 great-great-grandchildren, was established by the family.
- Virginia Wheeler. "Pensioners have 99 grandkids" — , January 8, 2008
- Lee-Ann Fullerton. "GOODBYE SUPERGRAN; EXCLUSIVE Family mourn Margaret, the woman who had an amazing 123 grandkids." — , March 3, 2007