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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 ...


Key events and dates in a Edgar Allan Poe timeline, compiled by PhDs and Masters ... Poe's foster mother, Frances Allan, with whom he was still close, dies in ...


Smart, fresh history of Edgar Allan Poe Childhood by PhDs and Masters from ... On 8 December 1811, Elizabeth Poe died of tuberculosis in Richmond, Virginia. ... He was close to his foster mother, Frances, but never with to foster father, who  ...


Mar 2, 2009 ... Frances K. Allan (nee Valentine), his foster-mother, had died on February 28 after a long illness (a local newspaper called it "lingering and ...


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 ...


Edgar Allan Poe's foster mother, Frances Keeling Valentine Allan, died on Feb. 28, 1829. She is buried at the Shockoe Hill Cemetery in Richmond, Va.


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 ...


Oct 6, 2014 ... Christopher P. Semtner, curator of the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, ... years ago on October 7, 1849, Edgar Allan Poe died a mysterious death. ... his first love when he was 15, and his foster mother when he was 20.


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.


Poe's foster mother, Frances Keeling Valentine Allan, died oftuberculosis on February 28, 1829.