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

St. Stephens – First And Only Capital Of The Alabama Territory

This story can also be found in the book Alabama Footprints: Immigrants St. Stephens – First And Only Capital Of The Alabama Territory The…

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PATRON + Part III Alabama Great Southern Railroad – Alabama was the leading mineral state of the South in 1899

(Excerpts transcribed from Tuscaloosa Weekly Times, Tuscaloosa, Alabama May 12, 1899) Southern Railway and Alabama Great Southern Railroad REACH EVERY PRINCIPAL CITY AND PORT…

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PATRON + Part II Alabama Great Southern Railroad – Southern Railway brought settlers, industrialists & farmers to the South

(Excerpts transcribed from Tuscaloosa Weekly Times, Tuscaloosa, Alabama May 12, 1899) (Photograph of Engine of the Alabama Great Southern Railroad in front of a…

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PATRON – October 2, 1884 – Land ownership notices, witness names and ads from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama.

  October 2, 1884 - Land ownership notices and witness names from The Shelby Chronicle, Shelby County, Alabama. NOTICE NO. 3288 U. S. Land…

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Alabama Pioneers Patrons – Honor your ancestor as an Alabama Notable Pioneer with his/her personal biography for the bicentennial!

Honor Your Ancestor A major goal of Alabama Pioneers has always been to seek out and honor our forgotten notable Alabama ancestors by recognizing…

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Simpson Manuscript – Details and names of people involved in the Inauguration of Jefferson Davis

Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing Co.,…

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PATRON- Part II – Alabama citizens were mentioned in this transcription of in Columbus Enquirer in 1832-1833

PART II Alabama citizens were mentioned in this transcription of in Columbus Enquirer in 1832-1833 Columbus Enquirer, Columbus, Georgia These transcriptions are from a…

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Simpson Manuscript – On Feb. 4, 1861, these delegates met at the Confederate Conference held in Montgomery, Alabama.

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Simpson Manuscript – Deed from the city of Montgomery and plans for new Capitol building to be built in Montgomery

  Excerpt from ALABAMA STATE CAPITOL AN HISTORICAL SKETCH, Brochure by JAMES B. SIMPSON, Late Recording Secretary to the Governor JANUARY 1898 Roemer Printing…

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PATRON + In 1899, Tuscaloosa no longer dreaded an ice famine when the thermometer is 100 degrees in the shade thanks to Tuscaloosa Ice and Light company

(Photograph and transcription from Tuscaloosa Weekly Times, Tuscaloosa, Alabama May 12, 1899) TUSCALOOSA ELECTRIC LIGHT & ICE CO. The Tuscaloosa Gas, Electric Light and…