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

The removal of the Native Americans caused murders to be committed

(This has been transcribed from Chapter Two - Jefferson County and Birmingham History 1887 by Teeple & Smith Publishers) Great excitement in Jefferson County…

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Did you know that General Sam Houston, the first and third president of the Republic of Texas, married an Alabama native?

General Samuel "Sam" Houston (March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863) was an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

There is a connection with this old plantation mansion and Auburn University. [old photographs film]

The beautiful plantation mansions of Glennville, Alabama have a connection with Auburn University. Glennville was named for Rev. James E. Glenn who came to…

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Biography: William Strudwick Anderson born February 27, 1848 – photograph

Happy Birthday! WILLIAM STRUDWICK ANDERSON BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1848-1927) Marengo and Baldwin County, Alabama. William Strudwick Anderson, lawyer and circuit judge, was born February…

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Alabama signed a tentative agreement to purchase West Florida for $1,000,000 – this is what happened next

Alabama tried to annex and purchase West Florida many times. Here is what happened when they tried. The land to West Florida, located under…

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BIOGRAPHY: Thomas Bivin Creagh, (1788- Feb. 1842)

THOMAS BIVIN CREAGH BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1788-Feb. 1842) Ireland, Virginia, Wilcox County, Alabama (Copyrighted excerpt from The Grand Masters of Free & Accepted Masons of…

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Native Americans, The McGillivrays, Weatherford, David Tate and Sam Moniac stories about them from 1874

EARLY ALABAMA by J. D. DRIESBACH (posted as public story on ancestry.com) (This is a letter from J.D. Dreisbach to Lyman Draper in response…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Spring Hill College, Mobile, Alabama, oldest college in Alabama and oldest Catholic College in Southeast [film & pics]

SPRING HILL COLLEGE Mobile, Alabama Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast is also the third oldest…