On September 10, 1910 the article "Old Man Finds His Affinity Rather Late In Life..." appeared on the front page of the Evening Standard out of Ogden, Utah. In Chicago, a man just two months shy of his 92nd birthday applied for a marriage license to wed Miss Helen Conger. "Previously eighty-five years had been the age of the oldest applicant"
Volney E. Rusco explained it this way: (I said) "It's about time we were applying for a license," and she said anytime I was ready she was."
.... Read the entire article at the Library of Congress website.