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Joanna Troutman Re-interment Anniversary

The Cemetery will play host to an event honoring Joanna Troutman, the Betsy Ross of Texas. Troutman was born and raised in Georgia. She sewed her flag as many Georgians under Colonel William Ward marched to Texas to fight in the Texas Revolution. Colonel James Fannin raised the flag at Goliad after he received news of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The following is an invitation to the event:

The Joanna Troutman Chapter, NSDAR
Sharon Sharman Russell, Regent
Extends a Cordial Invitation to the
Ceremony Honoring the
100th Anniversary of Joanna Troutman’s
Re-interment in the
Texas State Cemetery
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
11:00 a.m. at the
Texas State Cemetery
Austin, Texas