Madame Devere
1842 - June 18th 1912
Guinness World Record holder for longest beard ever on a woman
14 inches

Madame Devere's real name was Jane and she was born in Brooksville, Kentucky, USA.
She married sideshow manager J. W. Devere. In 1884 she worked for Sells Brothers and it was in this year that her beard was measured at 14 inches.
In 1899 she died of a heart attack in Oelwein, IA at the age of 57 while with the Patterson Carnival Co.


Jane Devere and probably her husband c.1878