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Tombstone Tuesday: Sometimes epitaphs have warnings to those still living

Some epitaphs provide warnings to readers:


  • Fear God
    Keep the Commandments,
  • and
  • Do not attempt to climb a tree,
  • For that’s what caused the death of me

There is uncertainty as to meaning of the following inscription placed over the grave of a lady in Tennessee:

She lived a life of virtue, and died of cholera morbus caused by eating green fruit in the hope of a blessed immortality, at the early age of 21 years, 7 months and 16 days. Reader, Go thou and do likewise.

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Confrontation: Lost & Forgotten Stories 

is a collection of lost and forgotten stories that reveals why and how the confrontation between the Native American population and settlers developed into the Creek-Indian War as well as stories of the bravery and heroism of participants from both sides.

Some stores include:

  • Tecumseh Causes Earthquake
  • Terrified Settlers Abandon Farms
  • Survivor Stories From Fort Mims Massacre
  • Hillabee Massacre
  • Threat of Starvation Men Turn To Mutiny
  • Red Eagle After The War

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Confrontation: Lost & Forgotten Stories (Volume 4)


By (author): Donna R Causey
List Price: $11.77 USD
New From: $10.95 USD In Stock

About 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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