An Inspiration to Women During The Revolutionary War
Betsy was persistent, determinant, strong, and tenacious through the war. She was an inspiration to all women.
A Closer Look at the Monument
Elizabeth Phoebe Griscom
Betsy was born on January 1, 1752 in Philadelphia, PA. She was the eighth of 17 children. She was married three times (John Ross, Joseph Ashburn, and John Claypoole). All together, she had seven children. She died January 30, 1836 at the age of 84 in Philadelphia, PA because of natural causes.