Harriet Tubman Story. Lambert Lacasse Harriet Tubman was a strong and brave young women. . i. Harriet Tubman (* ca. als Araminta Ross im Dorchester County, Maryland; † heiratete Harriet Green den Sklaven Ben Ross, der dem zweiten Ehemann von Mary Pattison Brodess, Anthony Thompson, gehörte. Anthony Leben · Familienhintergrund · Helfer und Fluchtwege · Kopfgeld für Harriet. Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. . Mary Brodess' son Edward sold three of her sisters to distant plantations. Combahee River Raid, June 2, The first woman to lead an armed expedition in the war, she guided the raid at Combahee Ferry , which liberated more than slaves. Slaveholders in the region, meanwhile, never knew that "Minty", the petite, five-foot-tall, disabled slave who had run away years before and never come back, was behind so many slave escapes in their community. When she was found by her family, she was dazed and injured, and the money was gone. After reaching Philadelphia , Tubman thought of her family. All Journalism Projects Audio Photo Print Video Web. Ilia Fehrer Diane E. Erst zwei Wochen später gab sie eine Annonce im Cambridge Democrat auf, die jedem bis zu US-Dollar Belohnung versprach, der ihr einen der entlaufenen Sklaven zurückbrächte. The dangers inherent in leaving such young children alone to fend for themselves was just one of the many daily threats and injustices endured by enslaved families. In the fall of , Tubman returned to Dorchester County for the first time since her escape, this time to find her husband, John. She once again saved money from various jobs, purchased a suit for him, and made her way south. A portion of Anthony Thompson's List of slaves. In her later years, Tubman worked to promote the cause of women's suffrage.