These people found a unique way to advertise

Some people believed in engraving their trades on their tombstones.

 

Epitaph to blind woodsawyer in Georgia:

“While none ever saw him see

thousands have seen him saw.”

 

Elkhart, Indiana, epitaph on tombstone of teacher:

“School is out

Teacher has gone home.”

 

Epitaph to fireman in Wilmington, North Carolina

“William P. Monroe

Died 1878, Aged 38

He has Answered

His Last Alarm.”

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 cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and 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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