Author: Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey
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Convicts of Alabama – State Penitentiary November 1846

CONVICTS OF ALABAMA STATE PENITENTIARY, November 1846 (from Ancestry.com -transcribed by Steven Jackson) As a general rule of the early Alabama frontiersmen, the administration…

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Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States!

Very thought-provoking soliloquy written by a woman about life two years after the War Between the States! This really provides insight into the state of…

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The last major battle fought on Alabama soil with the Native Americans was near Midway in present day Bullock County, Alabama

$2+ Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. The area which makes up Bullock County, Alabama…

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Great description of town and people of Decatur, Alabama before it was burned during the Civil War

RECOLLECTIONS OF CAROLINE LEADINGHAM (Written June 8, 1895) Our home and the place of my birth was near Mooresville, Limestone county, Ala. In the…

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Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery had many descendants in Alabama!

Discover Samuel Lowery's descendants in Some Alabama Descendants of SAMUEL LOWERY Revolutionary War Soldier Revolutionary War( usembassy.gov) Revolutionary War Soldier Samuel Lowery was believed to…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elections for early representatives of Bibb County, Alabama were often heated

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Elections for early representatives of Bibb County, Alabama were often heated Antiquities of Bibb (Transcribed from The Centreville Press, Centreville, Alabama January…

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FORGOTTEN PHOTOS: Vintage photographs of soldiers in the Confederacy with links to the source of photographs found at the ADAH

FORGOTTEN PHOTOS: Vintage photographs of soldiers in the Confederacy with links to the source of photographs found at the ADAH Do you have additional…

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Did you know that in 1932 the Birmingham Municipal Airport was the only airport in the South that received an A-T-A rating [vintage photographs]

$2+ Patron member story  - Click …/ to see how to Become a Patron and unlock this story now. The Birmingham Airport opened in 1931. At the…

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Biography: Thomas Lee Bailey born 1773 – descendant of King’s Mountain soldier

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer THOMAS LEE BAILEY BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1773-1853) Shelby County, AL Thomas L.…

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Wonderful video of Civil War veterans! Includes actual words from Blue and Gray veterans as well as Black veterans who served with their masters

It will bring tears to your eyes Sometimes we discover films and videos on YouTube that are remarkable. This video is one of them.…