Shreya Moola and Jillian Bostek Mrs. Wills Advanced English November 9 2012 Edgar Allan Poe: Study Guide Birth Date: January 19, 1809 Death Date: October 7, 1849 Birth Parents: ○ ○ Siblings: ○ ○ ○ Rosalie Poe William Poe John Allan - Poe did not have a good relationship with him. Remarried in 1830..When he died he left Poe nothing. Was a merchant.Died in 1834. ○ Francis Allan: Poe had a good relationship with her and she loved Poe and cared for him unlike John. ~ died of tuberculosis in 1829. Was a house maker (house mom). Education: He was always sent to the best schools. Schools he went to○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ First lived and went to school in Richmond The he moved to London and went to school there The he moved back to Richmond He then attended a school in Scotland Then attend the Thomas Jefferson University Then went to West Point Military Academy ( John Allan stopped giving him money. Turned to and alcoholic and got kicked out.) Love Life: ○ Elmira Royston: Lived across the street. They were engaged, but when her parents found out that Edgar was not going to be inheriting John Allan’s Elizabeth Poe(mom)-actress ~ died of tuberculosis David Poe(dad) ~ disappeared in 1810
Shreya Moola and Jillian Bostek Mrs. Wills Advanced English November 9 2012 money, they refused to let Edgar marry Elmira.
After getting kicked out of school Poe went to his Aunt Maria Clemm where he married his cousin Virginia. When they got married, Poe was the age of 27 and Virginia was the age of 13. He loved Virginia and they moved to NY to publish writing. There he got a steady income. Then he moved to London to publish more work. However Virgina died of tuberculosis, which cause Poe to start drinking again. (He had a bad reaction to tragedy.)
A couple of years later when he moved back to Richmond, only to again fall in love with Elmira who was now rich and recently widowed. They were engaged again, but on his way to the wedding Poe died. He was found in a...