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Elizabeth(Betsy) Griscom is born.

January 1,1752

Betsy Becomes an apprentice in an upholstery shop.

1764

John Ross and Betsy Griscom are married.

1773

Revolutionary War begins.

1775

John Ross dies.Betsy makes the first American flag.

1776

Betsy marries Joseph Ashburn.

1777

Betsy's first child,Zillah, was born.

1779

Joseph Ashburn dies.

1782

Betsy marries John Claypoole.

1783

John Claypoole dies.

1817

Betsy stops working at her upholstery shop.

1827

Betsy Ross dies.

1836

William Canby,a grandson, makes Betsy's story known.

1870