TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: Interesting tombstones from around the world

The following is in the Necropolis, Glasgow

  • Here lyes Bessy Bell
  • But whereabouts I cannot tell.

From Montrose churchyard

  • Here lies the bodeys of George Young and Isbel Guthrie,
  • and all their posterity for fifty years backwards. November, 1757

From Nettlebed churchyard, Oxfordshire

  • Here lies father, and mother, and sister, and I:
  • We all died within the space of one short year:
  • They were all buried at Wimble except I,
  • And I be buried here.

At Fosbrooke, Northumberland

  • Here lieth Matthew Hollingshead,
  • Who died from cold caught in his head.
  • It brought on fever and rheumatiz,
  • Which ended me – for here I is.

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Confrontation:: Lost & Forgotten Stories

Prior to statehood, Alabama was a vast wilderness with a large Native American population. It is only natural that when new immigrants from other states arrived, conflicts over the land would arise. Soon, these small conflicts exploded into war.

Alabama Footprints Confrontation is a collection of lost and forgotten stories that reveals why and how the confrontation between the Native American population and settlers developed into the Creek-Indian War as well as stories of the bravery and heroism of participants from both sides.
Some stores include:

  • Tecumseh Causes Earthquake
  • Terrified Settlers Abandon Farms
  • Survivor Stories From Fort Mims Massacre
  • Hillabee Massacre
  • Threat of Starvation Men Turn To Mutiny
  • Red Eagle After The War

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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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