Sarah Franklin Bache
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Sarah Franklin Bache

Daughter of Benjamin Franklin
Female
Born Sep 11, 1743
Hometown City of Philadelphia
Died Oct 5, 1808

Sarah Franklin “Sally” Bache was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Deborah Read. She was a leader in relief work during the American Revolutionary War and frequently served as her father's political hostess, as her mother had died in 1774.

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CHILDHOOD

1743 Birth Born on September 11, 1743.

TWENTIES

1767 23 Years Old Sarah married Richard Bache on October 29, 1767, although her family was worried about his financial position. … Read More

THIRTIES

1780 36 Years Old She raised money for the Continental Army and is known for her involvement in the Ladies Association of Philadelphia. In 1780, under her leadership, the group made 2,200 shirts for the soldiers in the Continental Army at the army's winter quarters at Valley Forge. … Read More

FIFTIES

1794 50 Years Old In 1794, she and her family moved to a farm outside Philadelphia, to the north along the Delaware River.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1808 65 Years Old Sarah Franklin Bache died in 1808 and is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia.
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