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 All her books can be purchased at 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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William Powers ambition was to see children educated and remain free of debt

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PATRON – Anne Newport Royall – reports in a letter from 1821 of snakes that fly apart and plants that close their leaves

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PATRON – News gathered from Selma, Rome, Mobile, Montgomery, Atlanta and Birmingham News –October 20, 1883

News gathered from Selma, Rome, Mobile, Montgomery, Atlanta and Birmingham News –October 20, 1883 (Transcribed from Anniston Hot Blast, Anniston, Alabama, October 20, 1883)…