Betsy ross

Events

Born

January 1st, 1752

Married John Ross

November 1773

Met with George Washington, George Ross, and Robert Morris to create the first flag.

May 1776

Married Joseph Ashburn

1777

Married John Claypoole

1783

Made six 18 by 24 foot garrison flags to be sent to New Orleans

1810

Made 27 flags for the Indian Department

1826

Retired from her upholstery shop

1826

Death at age 84

January 30th, 1836