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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Both Pres. Madison and Gen. Jackson owned land in Lauderdale County, Alabama

EARLY LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA (Published in 1921) Lauderdale County was created by an act of the Alabama Territorial legislature, February 6, 1818. The name…

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Greensboro furnished the State of Alabama with three early Governors and other prominent men

  During its history, Greensboro has furnished the State of Alabama with three Governors.1 (Published in 1908) ISRAEL PICKENS, who was Governor from 1821 to 1825, was a…

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The composer of the Star Spangled Banner was sent to Alabama in 1833 to solve a serious problem with Indians

(This was transcribed by the Alabama Historical Society and printed in 1901 in their magazine as follows) THE MISSION OF FRANCIS SCOTT KEY TO…

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Hale County, Alabama was part of Greene, Marengo, Perry and Tuscaloosa Counties until 1867

EARLY HALE COUNTY, ALABAMA Hale County, Alabama was created by the Legislature of the State of Alabama on January 30, 1867. The larger part…

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A description and settlers of Old Alabama Town – later Montgomery, Alabama

EARLY TIMES IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESENT CITY OF MONTGOMERY.1 By William Stokes Wyman, LL. D.,2  University of Alabama Part II The Old Alabama Town Col. Hawkins, in…

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Old Graves and graveyards in Greensboro, Alabama – here are some very old burial places

Old Graves and Graveyards in Greensboro, Alabama There are a number of scattered graves in Greensboro of which the present generation—most of them—know nothing.…

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Many biographies of early African American Baptists published in 1896

Excerpt from The Cyclopedia of the Colored Baptists of Alabama – Their Leaders and Their Work copyright 1896 This book contains many biographies of early African…

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There was once a Native American town near Montgomery called Alabama

EARLY TIMES IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESENT CITY OF MONTGOMERY.1 By William Stokes Wyman, LL. D.,2  University of Alabama Part I For the historic associations that cluster around…

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On September 30, 1945: Aliceville Camp, a prisoner-of-war camp in Pickens County for members of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Africa Korps, was deactivated.[pics & film]

In 1940, Aliceville in Pickens County, Alabama was an isolated, rural small town with a population of around 2,000 located in West Central Alabama.…