Timeline: Harriet Tubman

Chronology

1822 Born Araminta "Minty" Ross, Page xvi

1822

1834 Struck on head by an iron weight. Suffered side affects. Page xvi

1834

1844 Married John Tubman; changed name to Harriet, Page 64

1844

1850 Fugitive Slave Act passed. Conducted her first rescue mission. Page 89-90

1850

1863 First woman to plan/execute an armed expedition during Civil War, Page 212

1863

1869 Married Nelson Davis, Page 252

1869

1890 Actively involved in suffrage movement, attended conventions. Page 272

1890

1896 Established home & hospital for indigent, aged, and sick blacks. Page 279

1896

1913 Died at age of 91, Page 288

1913

1944 S.S. Harriet Tubman launched at a South Portland, Maine shipyard. Page 294

1944