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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PATRON + TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: If you want a great epitaph, it is good to have a name that you can…

On Thomas Woodcock: Here lie the remains of Thomas Woodhen, The most amiable of husbands and excellent of men, N. B. His real name…

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Social distancing is not a new concept – it was used in 1918 to eradicate the Spanish Flu Pandemic

Store closings and social distancing were practiced in October 1918 to help eradicate the Spanish flu which became an epidemic. (Transcribed from The Montgomery…

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PATRON – The Butler County News – 1914 include personal news from around the State of Alabama with many names

(Excerpts transcribed from The Butler County News, Georgiana, Alabama September 10, 1914) TWO ESCAPE FROM JAIL Prisoners Take Door From Hinges and Walk Out…

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PATRON – On April 9, 1874 – Three street cars for Montgomery passed down the road on a freight train in Tuscaloosa

Patron member story - This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: News from around the State…

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PATRON + GOOD OLE DAYS – Over the river and through the wood – Hurrah for Thanksgiving Day! Here is the origin of this old poem

Over the river and through the wood - Hurrah for Thanksgiving Day! Here is the origin of this old poem. Do you remember driving…

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PATRON – The Butler County News – Local and Personal in 1914 include news of marriage, rattlesnakes, election, and watermelon prize winner

(Local news excerpts transcribed from The Butler County News, Georgiana, Alabama September 10, 1914) Mr. Mark Carpenter and Miss Bertha Sellers of near McKenzie…

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Part III – Early Cherokee County, Alabama – Early Reminiscences of J. D. Anthony born in 1825!

Schools and Discovery of an inscription on a stone in Cherokee County, Alabama mound land! CHEROKEE COUNTY, ALABAMA REMINISCENCES OF ITS EARLY SETTLEMENT By…

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PATRON – Transcribed excerpts of articles about local people in the Birmingham Iron Age from March 26, 1874.

This article and more abstracts are available in the ebook ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES Volume I: Below are some excerpts of articles and stories about local…