Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.

Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.

Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.

Harriet Tubman marries John Tubman. In 1844 at the age of 25, she married John Tubman, a free African American who did not share her dream.Since she was a slave, she knew there could be a chance that she could be sold and her marriage would be split apart. Harriet dreamed of traveling north. There, she would be free and would not have to worry about having her marriage split up by the slave trade. She said she would go by herself. He told her that if she ran off, he would tell her master.

A poor black woman born into slavery went on to become one of the best known figures in history. Born in MD  1821, Tubman’s life of hardship & deprivation from childhood that even marriage to a free black man named John Tubman could not erase. Having enough of being bought & sold as property, she escaped in 1849 & fled north w/ the help of the Underground Railroad, which Thomas Garrett & other white abolitionists had established. She went on to help other slaves find sanctuary in northern…

A poor black woman born into slavery went on to become one of the best known figures in history. Born in MD 1821, Tubman’s life of hardship & deprivation from childhood that even marriage to a free black man named John Tubman could not erase. Having enough of being bought & sold as property, she escaped in 1849 & fled north w/ the help of the Underground Railroad, which Thomas Garrett & other white abolitionists had established. She went on to help other slaves find sanctuary in northern…

Harriet and John Tubman

Harriet and John Tubman

Born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland, as Araminta Ross around 1822, Harriet Tubman married a free black man named John Tubman around 1844 and shortly thereafter changed her first name from Araminta to Harriet, perhaps as a part of her plan to escape from slavery, which she successfully carried out on September 17, 1849, …

Born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland, as Araminta Ross around 1822, Harriet Tubman married a free black man named John Tubman around 1844 and shortly thereafter changed her first name from Araminta to Harriet, perhaps as a part of her plan to escape from slavery, which she successfully carried out on September 17, 1849, …

Harriet Tubman with slaves she helped rescue during the American Civil War, ca. 1885. (Date of photo given by Catherine Clinton, source of photo is New York Times.) Left to right: Harriet Tubman; Gertie Davis {Watson} (adopted daughter of Tubman} behind Tubman; Nelson Davis (husband and 8th USCT veteran); Lee Cheney (great-great-niece); “Pop” {John} Alexander; Walter Green; Blind “Aunty” Sarah Parker; Dora Stewart (great-niece and granddaughter of Tubman’s brother Robert Ross aka John…

Harriet Tubman with slaves she helped rescue during the American Civil War, ca. 1885. (Date of photo given by Catherine Clinton, source of photo is New York Times.) Left to right: Harriet Tubman; Gertie Davis {Watson} (adopted daughter of Tubman} behind Tubman; Nelson Davis (husband and 8th USCT veteran); Lee Cheney (great-great-niece); “Pop” {John} Alexander; Walter Green; Blind “Aunty” Sarah Parker; Dora Stewart (great-niece and granddaughter of Tubman’s brother Robert Ross aka John…

To combat the high rate of death among the enslaved, plantation owners demanded females start having children at 13. By 20, the enslaved women would be expected to have four or five children. As an inducement, plantation owners promised freedom for enslaved female once she bore 15 children, according to Slavery in the United States by John Simkin.

To combat the high rate of death among the enslaved, plantation owners demanded females start having children at 13. By 20, the enslaved women would be expected to have four or five children. As an inducement, plantation owners promised freedom for enslaved female once she bore 15 children, according to Slavery in the United States by John Simkin.

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