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Betsy Ross, the Griscom legacy

Author: William D Timmins; Robert W Yarrington
Publisher: Salem County, N.J. : Cultural and Heritage Commission through the auspices of the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew Griscom (d.1694) immigrated from England to Newton, Camden County, New Jersey, married Sarah Dole in 1685, and moved to Phila- delphia. He was a direct ancestor of Elizabeth Griscom (1752-1836)-- also known as "Betsy Ross"--who lived in Philadelphia and married (1) John Ross (1752-1776) in 1773; (2) Joseph Ashburn (d.1782) in 1777; (3) John Claypoole (1752-1817) in 1783--with issue from the second and third  Read more...
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Timmins, William D.
Betsy Ross, the Griscom legacy.
Salem County, N.J. : Cultural and Heritage Commission through the auspices of the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1983
(OCoLC)608526553
Named Person: Griscom family.; Betsy Ross; Griscom family.; Betsy Ross; Griscom.; Bacon.; Claypoole.; Dole.; Holloway.; Kaighn.; Passmore.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Timmins; Robert W Yarrington
OCLC Number: 11754707
Description: vii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: narrative by William D. Timmins, Robert W. Yarrington, Jr.

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Andrew Griscom (d.1694) immigrated from England to Newton, Camden County, New Jersey, married Sarah Dole in 1685, and moved to Phila- delphia. He was a direct ancestor of Elizabeth Griscom (1752-1836)-- also known as "Betsy Ross"--who lived in Philadelphia and married (1) John Ross (1752-1776) in 1773; (2) Joseph Ashburn (d.1782) in 1777; (3) John Claypoole (1752-1817) in 1783--with issue from the second and third marriages. Includes a chapter in support of the family claim that "Betsy Ross" sewed the American flag which was accepted by Congress. Includes Griscom family genealogy to about 1920.

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