The eldest child of the world’s oldest living person, Violet Brown, died at his Duanvale, Trelawny home on Wednesday.

97-year-old Harold Fairweather was widely considered to be the oldest living person to with a parent still alive. He reportedly died at his home in Trewlawny after a brief battle with illness.

Fairweather’s death comes just days after his mother was officially recognized as the world’s oldest living person, following the death of previous record holder Emma Morano of Italy.

Violet Brown, who was born March 10, 1900, recently celebrated her 117th birthday.