TOMBSTONE TUESDAY – For I have another wife…funny tombstone

TOMBSTONE TUESDAY – For I have another wife…funny tombstone

More funny tombstones

Epitaph over wife in Sunbury Churchyard, England:

Oh! Do not weep, my husband dear;

I am not dead, but sleeping here;

Then mend your ways, prepare to die,

For you are soon to come to I.

Chiseled in the tombstone beneath the above;

I do not weep, my dearest life

For I have got another wife;

Therefore I cannot come to thee;

For I must go to cherish she.”

Did you know that in the founding days of America many citizens were persecuted because of their religious beliefs?

Read about this period of American history in the historical series, Tapestry of Love. Inspired by true events, these three books take you back to the time when our founding fathers who were immigrants from many countries, began to build new lives and a new country. All historical events actually took place on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland in the 17th century. Each book has an appendix at the end that delineates truth from fiction and sources and would make great gifts for history lovers or those who want to learn more about the early days of America. The descendants of the family depicted in these novels eventually settle in Alabama.

The series consists of three novels which are available in Ebooks as well as Paperback:

Ribbon of Love

Faith and Courage


A story about families leaving England for the New World and the dangers on the trip. It gives the choices of the land being settled and the difficulties the families face in daily life and even the fear of uprisings of the Indians. It tells about what is happening in England and the home sickness of women for their families . The families are involved in the tobacco business. I found it very helpful to understand the early Virginia colonies and persons who settled there. It is an easy read.

I just finished this book and loved how the historical accounts were validated in the end of the book. The author did a great job in taking these accounts and creating a beautiful story. Loved it so much I just downloaded the next two books in the series!

About 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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  1. Well, my favorite that I know of here locally is “Mother. She did what she could.”

  2. Mary Margaret Fife Kyser

    When in college at BSC. , we did an interim on tombstones and epitaphs. I do believe there is a Madame in Demopolis that says. “ she did all she could”

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