I need to know about his bothers and sisters

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I have a report due and I need to know more about Edgar Allan Poe's brothers and sisters if he has any. Please! Thanx!!

-- Anonymous, April 27, 2000



You didn't state specifically what you needed but here is some information that may help.

Edgar Allan Poes siblings included one older brother and one younger sister.

Edgars brother

William Henry Leonard Poe was born January 30, 1807 in Boston, Mass. and died at the age of 24 on August 1, 1832 in Baltimore, Maryland. It is thought that he died from intemperance.


Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston Mass. And died at the age of 40 on October 7, 1849 in the Washington College Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Allan was the family name of his foster parents, He married his cousin Virginia Eliza Clemm on May 16, 1836. Virginia was born on August 15, 1822 and died at the age of 25 on Jan 30, 1847. Edgar is buried at the Westminster Burying Ground in Baltimore, Maryland with his wife, Virginia and his Aunt Maria Clemm.

Edgars sister

Rosalie McKenzie Poe was born on December 20, 1810 in Norfolk, Virginia and died at the age of 63 on July 21, 1874 in Washington D.C. McKenzie was the family name of her adoptive parents.

These three children of David Poe, Jr. and Eliza Arnold Poe had no children of their own.


-- Anonymous, April 29, 2000

I hear that Poe's sister died because she went insane. I dunno where i heard that from. I might be wrong.

-- Anonymous, December 07, 2004

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