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After Poe went to live with the Allan's, where did his brother and sister go? and what were the names of the people who took care of them? Were they adopted or were they also 'just taken in'?
-- Anonymous, December 08, 2004
His brother died at 24, and his sister went to live with the Mackenzie family, and died at age 63.
-- Anonymous, December 09, 2004
they went to live with their grandparents
-- Anonymous, December 10, 2004
There names are John and Frances Allan
-- Anonymous, December 13, 2004
They were all adopted by different families. His sister was an invalid and lived a long life. His brother had a huge psychological problem and died from it (I can't remember what).
-- Anonymous, December 14, 2004
Rosalie Mackenzie Poe was adopted by the Mackenzies. In 1870 she was admitted to a home for the indigent in washington she died there four years later at the age of sixty-four. and i havent looked up information about his brother William Henry Leonard all i know is he was born in 1807
-- Anonymous, March 12, 2005