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
Days Gone By - stories from the past

Presbyterian church – where some Alabama records and minutes may be found

Continued - The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama Historical Society 1904 THE…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Two hundred years ago Conecuh County pioneers consumed moldy cornmeal [vintage pics]

CONECUH COUNTY, ALABAMA EARLY DIFFICULTIES By Benjamin Franklin Riley (transcribed from History of Conecuh County, Alabama: Embracing a detailed record of events...pub. 1881) "The…

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Clayton claims to have sent forth 1st soldiers to enlist for duration of Civil War [vintage pics]

OLD CLAYTON, BARBOUR COUNTY, ALABAMA (Transcribed From Smartt, Eugenia Persons..History of Eufaula, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Roberts & Son, printers, 1930, c1933.) The town of…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Early pictures from Bibb County, Alabama includes photograph of courthouse before it was razed in 1890 to build current one

Do you know anything about these photographs?   Brown Bros. Saw Mill No 2 near Randolph Ala ca. 1900 Collection of Duke and Weeks…

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Auburn football was started by Dr. George Petrie [see his bicycle built for two in this vintage film]

Auburn officially began competing in intercollegiate football in 1892. The first Iron Bowl Game between the University of Alabama and Auburn took place at…

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Four portraits of Captains who served in the Confederacy during the Civil War with links to source

Below are four captains who served in the Civil War for the Confederacy. We are publishing photographs of interest to researchers on Alabama Pioneers. To…

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Amazing pictures of the early Presbyterian schools, churches and missions in Alabama

Continued - The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama Historical Society 1904 THE…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

A Tennessee woman was captured by Creek Indians & taken to Black Warrior town in Alabama

(This story was written in 1916. Mr. Clinton was a contributor to the old Alabama Historical Society, reprinted in The Alabama Historical Quarterly 1930) EARLY HISTORY…

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Here is the house of the orator from Alabama argued for secession prior to the Civil War [story and film]

(TRANSCRIBED FROM The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 02, No. 03, Fall Issue 1940) RECOLLECTIONS OF WILLIAM L. YANCEY By Joel Barnett (The letter reproduced…

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Rev. James Hall – reports on the Old Presbyterian Church in Alabama prior to 1826 [old pictures]

The following has been transcribed from Transactions of the Alabama Historical Society: New series Volume 4 By Alabama Historical Society 1904 THE HISTORY OF…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Glennville – a history of the people of by-gone days with pictures of some of their houses

GLENNVILLE, ALABAMA (Transcribed From Smartt, Eugenia Persons..History of Eufaula, Alabama. Birmingham, Ala.: Roberts & Son, printers, 1930, c1933. - Some of the homes mentioned…