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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…

Ann Wood Henry – Women in the American Revolution

Ann Wood Henry (January 21, 1734 – March 8, 1799) was the wife of William Henry of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a gunsmith, inventor, and patriot in the American Revolution.Born…

Jane Tuers – Women in the American Revolution

Jannetje Van Reypen Tuers was American Revolutionary War Patriot and had a role in confirming information about a British conspiracy with Benedict Arnold to take over West Point.…

Miss Jenny – Women in the American Revolution

Miss Jenny (fl. 1781) was a spy during the American Revolutionary War on the side of the British loyalists.Miss Jenny, a French-speaking woman whose real-life identity was never…

Jane Thomas – Women in the American Revolution

Jane Thomas was the wife of a Colonel in South Carolina who fought for the rebels in the American revolution. She passed key intelligence that thwarted an ambush.==Early…