TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: No one ever believed him

Capt. Jones was a great traveler and fond of telling large stories, some of which he verified by an oath. When he died, the following Epitaph was placed on his tombstone:

  • Tread softly, mortals, o’er the bones
  • Of the world’s wonder, Captain Jones!
  • Who told his glorious deeds to many,
  • But never was believed by any.
  • Posterity, let this suffice:
  • He swore all’s true, yet here he lies

VINEGAR OF THE FOUR THIEVES: Recipes & curious tips from the past 

VINEGAR OF THE FOUR THIEVES: Recipes & curious tips from the past (Kindle Edition)

By (author):  Causey, Donna R

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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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