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Emily Tubman
March 21, 1794 Augusta educator Emily Tubman (nee Thomas) born in Ashland, Virginia
  City of Augusta, Georgia
  Emily Tubman
June 9, 1885 Emily Harvie Thomas Tubman dies, Frankfurt, KY.
  Emily Tubman
March 21, 1994 The city of Augusta dedicates a monument to Emily Tubman near the corner of Green and 7th St. in downtown Augusta.
  Emily Tubman
March 24, 1994 Emily Tubman is inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement.
  Emily Tubman
December 9, 1994 Historic marker marking the house of Emily Tubman in Augusta is dedicated
  Emily Tubman

Born in Ashland, Virginia, as Emily Harvie Thomas, she married Richard C. Tubman in 1818. Following his death in 1836 Tubman struggled to fulfill his final wish - freeing his slaves until 1842, when they were sent to Liberia.

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