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Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his ... His father abandoned the family in 1810, and his mother died the following year. Thus orphaned ... The Allans served as a foster family and gave him the name "Edgar Allan Poe", though they never formally adopted him. The Allan ...


Poe's foster mother, Frances Allan, with whom he was still close, dies in Richmond. Poe—by now a sergeant major in the Army—obtains leave to travel to her ...


On 8 December 1811, Elizabeth Poe died of tuberculosis in Richmond, Virginia. ... He added his foster family's name to his own, becoming Edgar Allan Poe. ... He was close to his foster mother, Frances, but never with to foster father, who ...


Feb 26, 2012 ... The legend that either or both of Poe's parents died in the Richmond Theater .... 28) - Francis Keeling Allan, Poe's doting foster mother, dies in ...


Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most important and influential American writers of ... Much of Poe's work was inspired by the events that happened around him.


Nov 10, 2008 ... Edgar Allan Poe was a poet, short story writer, editor, and critic. ... 1829, while Poe was in Virginia, his foster mother, Frances Allan, died.


After Eliza Poe died - leaving three small children motherless - Frances ("Fanny") Allan agreed to care-for Edgar Poe. Married to John Allan, who refused to ...


A Biography of Edgar Allan Poe Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will ... In 1829, Poe's foster mother died and he briefly reconciled with John Allan.


A biography of 19th century American author, Edgar Allan Poe, written by Robert Giordano. ... Elizabeth Poe died in 1811, when Edgar was 2 years old. She had ...


Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father, named David Poe Jr., and his mother, named Elizabeth Arnold ... ... Both parents died in 1811, and Poe became an orphan before he was 3 years old. .... life took his foster parents from him in an insult-to-injury and sort-of deja-vu way.