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Margaret Green Draper – Women in the American Revolution

Margaret Green Draper (May 3, 1727 – irca 1804) was an American printer and journalist. She was the great-granddaughter of pioneering American printer Samuel Green. She was one…

Betsy Ross – Women in the American Revolution

Betsy Ross (January 1, 1752 – January 30, 1836), born Elizabeth Griscom and also known by her second and third married names Elizabeth Ashburn and Elizabeth Claypoole, is…

Edenton Tea Party – Women in the American Revolution

The Edenton Tea Party was a political protest in Edenton, North Carolina, in response to the Tea Act, passed by the British Parliament in 1773. Inspired by the…

Deborah Sampson – Women in the American Revolution

Deborah Sampson Gannett (December 17, 1760 – April 29, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was an American woman who disguised as a man in order to serve…

Rebecca Franks – Women in the American Revolution

Rebecca Franks (1760 – September 1823) was a prominent member of loyalist society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.She was born in Pennslvinana about 1760, the daughter…

Mollie Sneden – Women in the American Revolution

Mollie Sneden (January 13, 1709 – January 31, 1810) born as Mary Dobbs was the operator of a ferry service at Palisades, New York in the United States…

Sarah Bradlee Fulton – Women in the American Revolution

Sarah Bradlee Fulton (December 14, 1740, Dorchester – 1835, Medford) was an active participant of the Revolutionary War on the American side. A tablet stone was dedicated to…

Molly Stark – Women in the American Revolution

Molly Stark, née Elizabeth Page, (February 16, 1737 – 1814) was the wife of American Revolutionary War general John Stark.She was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, moved with her…

Emily Geiger – Women in the American Revolution

Emily Geiger is an American Revolutionary War heroine who was captured by the Tories while on a military mission as a civilian. She was carrying an important message…

Sarah Tarrant – Women in the American Revolution

Sarah Tarrant was a nurse of Salem, Massachusetts.On Sunday, February 26, 1775, a battalion of British infantry, under Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Leslie, was sent to Salem to look…