Detailed biography of Harriet Tubman's later life and death including her Meanwhile, Harriet had fallen in love with a young man named Nelson Davis. Nelson.
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery therefore no records of her birth were Mary Brodess died a few years later in 1809 and left her property, which Minty was far too young to assume such a responsibility in addition to household work.
When Minty reached her adulthood, she met a free man named John Tubman. * The two fell in love Minty took his last name and changed her name to Harriet.