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 pastGenealogy Information

I want ancestors with names like Rudimentary Montagnard

 I Want by Barbara A Brown Ms. Brown's "I Want" article was originally posted in 1994 to the National Genealogical Conference, FIDO bulletin board…

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PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS – Do you remember when the words, “Mad Dog” struck fear in your heart before we had the vaccine for dogs?

UPDATED Mad Dogs (Transcribed from Times Daily August 8, 1890, Florence, Alabama Three dogs reported to be mad, (hydrophobia)  were killed in East Florence…

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – On March 22nd, 1825 Thos. Farrar wrote a letter about Gen. LaFayette’s arrival

Governor Israel Pickens appointed General Thomas Farrar to accompany General LaFayette on his visit to Alabama in 1825. General Farrar wrote interesting letters about…