Betsy Ross

"Elizabeth Phoebe"

Betsy Ross was from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Betsy Ross was born on january 1,1752

She died on january 30,1836

Betsy Ross kids / marriage

She had 7 kids, 2 died.

-----she married:

1. john ross-1773-1776 _had 0 kids

2.joseph ashburn-1777-1782 _Had 2 kids

3.john claypoole-1783-1817 _Had 5 kids

Why she was a hero

Betsy ross was a hero because she made the american flag. According to Betsy Ross's dates and sequence of events, in May the Congressional Committee called upon her at her shop. She finished the flag either in late May or early june 1776. In July, the Declaration of Independence was read aloud for the first time at Independence Hall.