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Betsy Ross

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Birthday
1, 1752
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 30, 1836 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1752
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jan 30, 1836 (84)

About

Seamstress who designed the first American flag. A bridge that connects Pennsylvania and New Jersey is named the Betsy Ross Bridge in her honor.

Before Fame

She ran and owned an upholstery business with her husband.

Trivia

She was disowned by the Quakers when she joined the Revolutionary War effort.

Family Life

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

Associated With

She had the honor of presenting the first American flag to President George Washington.