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
Alabama Pioneers HonoredBiographiesGenealogy Information

BIOGRAPHY: Samuel Black Ackland/Acklen born November 15, 1767

Happy Birthday! SAMUEL BLACK ACKLAND/ACKLEN BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1767 VA. -1826 AL) Madison County, Alabama Samuel Black Acklen was born Nov. 15, 1767 in…

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Calera, Alabama, 1st named Buxahatchie, home of the Golly hole & one of the finest artesian wells in the state

CALERA, SHELBY COUNTY, ALABAMA The first settler of Calera was John R. Gamble from Ireland. He was a soldier of the American Revolution and…

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Patron+ Simpson manuscript -Buildings were torn down in Old Cahaba and taken to Selma and other locations

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Patron+ Good Old Days – Childbirth was very different in the old days when doctors were not available

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BIOGRAPHY: Catherine Brown – born ca. 1800 – According to some historians, she is Alabama’s equivalent of Pocahontas

Catharine Brown was born about the year 1800. in a part of the country belonging to the Cherokee Indians, now called Wills-Valley,1 in the northeastern…