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Where and/or how did John Ross and Betsy Ross meet?
Betsy's father apprenticed her to an upholsterer named William Webster. At this job, she fell in love with fellow apprentice John Ross.
Why did John Ross and Betsy Ross break up?
Other Relationship Information about John Ross and Betsy Ross:
The couple eloped in 1773 when she was 21 at Hugg's Tavern in Gloucester, New Jersey. The marriage caused a split from her family and meant her expulsion from the Quaker congregation. The young couple soon started their own upholstery business and joined Christ Church, where their fellow congregants included George Washington and his family. Betsy and John had no children.