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Betsy Ross By: Mrs. Willis

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Transcript of Betsy Ross By: Mrs. Willis

1836
1752
Betsy Ross By: Mrs. Willis
BETSY ROSS - (1751-1836)
EARLY YEARS
Date of Birth
- January 1, 1752 in Philadelphia, PA
Siblings
- 17 brothers and sisters
Mother & Father
-Rebecca Griscom & Samuel Griscom
Hobbies
-enjoyed sewing
Education
-apprenticed for an upholsterer
LATER YEARS
Spouses
-John Claypole, Joseph Ashburn, John Ross
-All three died in battle
Children
- 7 daughters
Careers
-Flag Maker, Business Owner, Seamstress
Place Lived
- Philadelphia, PA
Interests
-sewing and crafting

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
3 Interesting Facts
1. She went to the same church as
George Washington
and sat right behind him.
2. Her bones are not under her
tombstone
- they were moved several times.
3. She claims to have done tailoring for
George Washington.
Bibliography - 4 Sources
1. www.ushistory.org/betsy/flaglife.html
2. betsyross77.blogspot.com/2012/14/contributions.html
3. www.biography.com/people/betsy-ross-9464205
4. https://mic.com/articles/52163/8-things-you-never-knew-about-betsy-ross#.phrcmss71

By: Mrs. Willis
What made Betsy Ross so famous?
- 1st person to create the flag of the United States
What did she do to contribute to the American Revolution?
-She really didn't directly contribute to the war, but she did create the symbol that united people to the cause
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