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From Augusta to Africa: part one

In 1833, Richard Tubman plunged his script ''T'' seal into the red-orange wax on the...have known that he would help beget a kingdom, help beget a king.Richard Tubman had left a quiet bombshell of a provision in his otherwise boring...

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Journey to freedom

Richard Tubman was born to descendants of English immigrants...probate court in Appling tell the story of Richard Tubman's wheeling and dealing.He traded...carriage rumbled along the mountain roads.Richard Tubman had tended his life for 70 years - planting...

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Freedom's heritage

...legacies in the world left to Richard Tubman are the land and people he owned...section covers three graves, and Richard Tubman's is one of them.A raised...home again.And as unwitting as Richard Tubman was of his slaves' fate when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2001-09-09/freedoms-heritage
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Who are the Tubmans?

...mid-1800s.Before that, however, she was known as one of the city's finest hostesses - the well-to-do wife of Richard Tubman, a prominent businessman and landowner. He was 52, when he met the 24-year-old Kentucky belle who won his heart...

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Sources

...Ernest Eastman, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, N.Y.The last will and testament of Richard Tubman, Richmond County Probate Court.Richmond County tax records, 1820-1846, viewed on microfilm at the Georgia State...

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From Augusta to Africa: part 2

...in From Augusta to Africa, a three-part series detailing the history of a group of slaves set free by Augustan Richard Tubman in 1837 and the course of those people and their descendants over the past 163 years.Part One, which appeared Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2001-09-09/augusta-africa-part-2
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Days of night

...with the fathers of the bride and groom at the helm.Shad's great-grandparents, slaves of Augusta planter Richard Tubman, had been freed in their owner's will and aided in their return to Africa by his widow, Emily, in 1837.The...

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Tubman's philanthropy touched many

...Tubman, born in 1794 and dying in 1885.In 1836, Tubman found herself a widow. She had been married 18 years to Richard Tubman, a wealthy local planter, when she found herself alone in the pre-Civil War South.She didn't remarry, and...

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Time line: Part 1

1766: Richard Tubman is born in Maryland. 1793: Richard, 27, moves to Georgia to work...Liberia, a colony on the coast of west Africa. July 1, 1833: Richard Tubman files his will requesting that his slaves be emancipated after his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/met_322889.shtml
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Days of night

...with the fathers of the bride and groom at the helm. Shad's great-grandparents, slaves of Augusta planter Richard Tubman, had been freed in their owner's will and aided in their return to Africa by his widow, Emily, in 1837. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/30/met_322890.shtml
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