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Jane Riley (Elliott) Washington (1763 - 1830)

Jane Riley Washington formerly Elliott
Born [location unknown]
Ancestors ancestors
Sister of [half]
Wife of — married 21 Apr 1782 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Charleston County, South Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Nov 2008
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Biography

1776 Project
Jane (Elliott) Washington served with Patriotic Service, North Carolina during the American Revolution.
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Jane (Elliott) Washington is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-314223
Rank: Lady Patriot

Jane and William ---William had no flag for his troops before the Battle of Eutaw (during the American Revolution). Jane took her scissors and cut a piece from her red silk damask curtain and handed it to him, saying, "Let this be your flag." This flag, 24 by 26 inches, now known as the "Eutaw Flag".

The date of Jane Riley Elliott's marriage to Col. William Washington is documented in the South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine in an article titled "Records from the Elliott-Rowand Bible" appearing in volume 11, pages 57 to 71 in January 1910.

Sources

Historical Notes. The Grave of Col. William Washington, Henry A. M. Smith. The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Vol. 10, No. 4 (Oct., 1909) , pp. 245-248. Published by: South Carolina Historical Society. http://www.jstor.org/stable/27575251

William Washington (1752 - 1810), Contributed by Stephen E. Haller. http://home.golden.net/~marg/bansite/friends/washington.html

Sons of the American Revolution Patriot #P-314223

FindAGrave.com memorial 7656574

DAR Lineage Book (Daughters of the American Revolution, 1898) Vol. 6, Page 146



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