Even fewer can claim to be great-grandmothers.
But Margaret Ware, who celebrates her 25th birthday tomorrow despite having lived for 100 years, will be able to claim both honors.
Thought to be Britain's oldest leap year baby, Mrs. Ware is probably also the most active. She still gets up at 7.30am to go for her daily walk, plays Bingo twice a week, and worked until she was 80.
The mother of three, grandmother of five, and great-grandmother of seven will celebrate her birthday tomorrow with a family gathering.
When asked about the reason for her longevity, Mrs. Ware reportedly said it was probably because she was born such a long time ago.
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Twenty five years of hard living had taken its toll on Margaret