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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ... foster mother, Frances, but never with to foster father, who always thought Edgar  ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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Feb 8, 1998 ... (Born: 1785 - Died: February 28, 1829) ... Although they never officially adopted Poe, he clearly thought of her as a mother and called her "Ma.

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Nov 5, 2012 ... John Allan, the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe. (Born: 1779 - Died: March 27, 1834). John Allan was born in Dundonald, Ayrshire in Scotland.