Edgar Allan Poe

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Why was Edgar Allan Poe;s middle name allan?

-- Anonymous, October 15, 2003


because after his dad left him and his mom died he went to go live with some foster parents and their last name was allan

-- Anonymous, October 15, 2003

He was adopted by Ellan , so once he was changed his last name for Ellan .But after Ellan remarried and had two sons, he asked Poe used his own name.

-- Anonymous, January 01, 2005

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