The attack came only five days after Confederate General Robert E. As the conflict entered its final stages, he and several associates hatched a plot to kidnap the president and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital.
The December video was an impromptu capture by a member of the audience of Penn students, professors and guests that numbered about The family were members of the Society Friends and the young Elizabeth grew into a most charming, bright and beautiful girl of prepossessing manners and plain and quiet tastes.
Her father was a noted builder and assisted in the erection of the state house, now Independence Hall. His house, shop and a very large garden were on Arch street, between 3rd and 4th streets.
Elizabeth, or Betsy, as she was fondly called, was the seventh daughter. Her birthday was the first day under the new Gregorian calendar. In December,at the age of twenty-one years, Elizabeth married John Ross, an estimable young man. He was an Episcopalian, and in consequence of her marrying out of meeting, she was disowned by the Friends.
The young man was a nephew of the Honorable George Ross, delegate to Congress, one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. George Ross, of New Castle, Delaware, had by his first wife, two sons: John, who died May 5th, By his second wife he had Hon.
George Ross, signer of Declaration of Independence, borndied ; also one daughter, Gertrude, who married George Read, also a signer of the Declaration of Independence; also a son, Jacob, a physician. The Honorable George Ross was a noted lawyer, and a resident of Lancaster.
He was a brave soldier and a man of ability.
John Ross was an apprentice with a man named Webster, an upholsterer on Chestnut street. It was with him that John and afterwards Betsy, learned the trade before they "ran off" to be married. It was built some time afternotwithstanding romantic stories to the contrary.
The first room was utilized as a shop; the store front not having been added until about In John Ross was injured while guarding military stores on the wharf, from the effects of which he died at this house in January, He was buried in Christ Churchyard, 5th and Arch streets.
He left no children. Ross continue her work in the upholstery business making tents and blankets for the war effort.
Zillah, born September 15th, Eliza, born February 25th,who married Capt. Isaack Silliman, May 29th, Silliman's death in the army, his wife Eliza lived with her mother, Betsy Ross, until her death in It was during this period that she was credited with making the first Flag of 13 circular stars in Although, this claim remains quite controversial, it is known that in she actively stuffed paper tube cartridges with musket balls and repaired Continental Army uniforms.FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT was born on January 30, on his family’s estate Hyde Park, in Dutchess County, New York.
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