Go Grandma: OC Couple Is Oldest Ever to Wed
The OC couple that married on the 100th birthday of the groom is the oldest couple to ever wed, reports the OC Register. The current holders of the title in the Guiness Book of World Records are French couple Francois Frenandez and Madeleine Francineau, who had a combined age of 190 years and 126 days on their wedding day. Forrest Lunsway, 100, and Rose Pollard, 90, of Capistrano had a combined age of 190 years and 208 days.
The two haven't contacted Guiness yet, but plan to. Vanna Murphy, who runs the senior programs at the Dana Point Community Center where Lunsway and Pollard held their ceremony, tells the Register that:
"We're going to do that as soon as possible before anyone else comes out and tries to beat it."
Before getting hitched, Lunsway and Pollard were together for 30 years. Pollard promised Lunsway that she would marry him on his 100th birthday, but previously joked to the OC Register that she had "never intended for him to remember."