TOMBSTONE TUESDAY: These epitaphs make you wonder who wrote them! Certainly not a family

Here lies one Box within another;

The one of wood

Was very good;

We cannot say so much for t’other.


Here lies the body of Mary Ann Ford

We trust her sould is with the Lord,

But if she’s missed of eternal life,

It’s better than being John Ford’s wife


Susan Tomkins, here she lies;

Nobody laughs, and nobody cries.

Where she’s gone, or how she fares,

Nobody knows, and nobody cares.



Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable  Alabama Pioneers Volume I


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. Jim Lucas

    I love tome stone Tuesday

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