Harriet Ross gave birth to Harriet Tubman (birth name: Araminta Ross) in 1820. Harriet Tubman was born into enslavement
When Harriet Tubman was 14 she suffered from a head injury. A slave owner threw a heavey object at a man who was escaping but the object accidentally hit Harriet which caused her to have seizures, hallucinations and sleep attacks throughout her whole life.
In 1844 Harriet Tubman married her first husband John Tubman a free black man but there marriage was not recognized due to her enslavement
Harriet Tubman freed about 300 slaves using the under ground railroad.
Harriet Tubman adopted a little girl named Gertie Davis with her second husband Nelson Davis after the civil war.
Harriet Tubman died in 1913 in Auburn from pneumonia. Some of the many things people have done to recognize Harriet is create a Harriet Tubman day on March 10 than many people in the U.S. and St. Catharines acknowledge, she was recognized as a person of Significance by the Canadian Government, There is also a Harriet Tubman Community Organization in toronto, and a movie of her life.