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Joseph is 90 when He Marries 12-year old Mary

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08504a.htm

Taken from Catholic Encyclopedia:

…they wished to find in the tribe of Juda a respectable man to espouse Mary, then twelve to fourteen years of age. Joseph, who was at the time ninety years old, went up to Jerusalem among the candidates; a miracle manifested the choice God had made of Joseph, and two years later the Annunciation took place

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