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

UPDATED WITH PODCAST -Horse Racing took place in the main street of Greensboro, Alabama in the early days

Horse Racing (Excerpt below was published in 1908) Among the first ordinances passed by the Intendant and Council of Greensboro, Alabama was one to prohibit…

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PATRON + First Confederate Provisional Congress was held in Montgomery in 1861 [see photographs, transcripts & names of participants]

On January 11, 1861, the Alabama Secession Convention passed an Ordinance of Secession, declaring Alabama a "Sovereign and Independent State." By a vote of…

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PATRON – On September 18, 1903, in Alabama a strange fissure developed in Madison County and cotton crop deteriorated

On September 18, 1903, in Alabama a strange fissure developed in Madison County and cotton crop deteriorated (Transcribed Extract from The Atmore Record Atmore,…

News - from the past & the present

News Clippings Williams, Fundaburk, Gregson, Foote, Bliss, Runge, Hall, & more. .

From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 From The Montgomery Advertiser September 9, 1945 ALABAMA GENEALOGY NOTES : Volume 1

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PATRON + Gen. LaFayette Letters – A letter from General Thomas Farrar about LaFayette’s written March 15, 1825

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