Betsy Ross - age: 84

Betsy Ross

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ABOUT

Seamstress who designed the first American flag. There is a bridge named the Betsy Ross Bridge which connects Pennsylvania and New Jersey, which is named in her honor.She was disowned by the Quakers when she joined the Revolutionary War effort.She had the honor of presenting the first American flag to President George Washington.

BEFORE FAME

She ran and owned an upholstery business with her husband.

PERSONAL LIFE

She had 13 brothers and sisters and mothered seven daughters herself.

Historical Events in the Life of Betsy Ross

1941-5-26 American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Phila

The meaning of the name Ross: Headland

FUN FACTS

Entrepreneur Betsy Ross were born on Saturday, in a leap year, birthstone is Garnet, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of , Today is the birthday of Betsy Ross.

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