Betsy Ross

Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag Betsy Ross Full Name: Betsy Ross
Nationality:

American

Profession: Seamstress Credited with Creating the First American Flag
Why Famous: Sewed the first American flag

Born: January 1, 1752
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: January 30, 1836 (aged 84)

Married Life

  • 1777-06-15 First American flag seamstress Betsy Ross (25) weds mariner Joseph Ashburn
  • 1783-05-08 First American flag seamstress Betsy Ross (31) weds John Claypoole at Christ Church

Historical Events in the Life of Betsy Ross

  • 1941-05-26 American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Philadelphia

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