poe's wife

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how did poe's wife virginia die

-- Anonymous, November 11, 2002


Tuberculosis after lingering many months. As did Poe's mother and others. A common disease of poverty and malnourishment.

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2002

To piggy back on the previous answer, there was quite a greusome tale that Virginia, in the midst of preforming a song, began spitting up blood, and at that point it was realized she indeed had tuberculosis.

-- Anonymous, November 12, 2002

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