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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Many secrets are in the old houses of Huntsville, Alabama [see film & pictures]

Much of the wealth and refinement of early days in Alabama could be found in Huntsville and Madison County. Few parts of the state equal Huntsville…

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The surnames of many people in Bibb County, Alabama date back to pioneer days

During the "Alabama Fever" period of United States history, early settlers migrated to Alabama from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Georgia, Kentucky, and…

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Did you know six years before the Wright Bros. famous flight a manned glider flew 15 feet over Mobile Bay beach in Alabama?

Glider flew in 1893 over Mobile Bay beach The land around Brookley field in Mobile, Alabama has played a part in United States aviation…

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Biography: Elisha Cottingham Jr. (1793 – 1870) Bibb County – photographs

My Historical Fiction series Tapestry of Love and the novel Discordance is based on and inspired by the Cottingham family. Ribbon of Love is the…

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BIOGRAPHY: William Henry Graves – a gentleman scholar born September 7, 1833

WILLIAM HENRY GRAVES: GENTLEMAN SCHOLAR BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1833-1931) By Robert R. Rea1 (Transcribed from The Alabama Historical Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 01 &…

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BIOGRAPHY Dr. Jones Cadwalder Abernethy was born September 6, 1846 in Marengo County, Alabama

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer DR. JONES CADWALDER ABERNETHY Biography and Genealogy (1846-1915) Marengo and Jefferson County,…

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BIOGRAPHY of Dr. Henry Martyn Caldwell born September 5, 1836, in Alabama with his photograph

Click …/to see how to honor your ancestor as a Notable Alabama Pioneer Happy Birthday! HENRY MARTYN CALDWELL BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY (1836 – 1895) Butler…

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Remarkable story of Old St. Stephens by Mary Welsh born 1823 with picture of the steamboat she rode

Below is the Coast Guard cutter "Winona" and steamboat "Minnie Lee" transporting people from Mobile to attend the centennial celebration of the founding of…

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Alexander Grancer Cobb born 1772, SC – died in 1856 Bibb County, Alabama

Don't waste time researching genealogy others have completed. This book is filled with genealogy research, notes and sources of information on Alexander Grancer Cobb's…