Edgar Allan Poe

Events

Birth

1809

he was born

sister was born

december 10 1810

sister was born

parents death

dec 8 1811

both parents die

england

jun 22 1815

moves to England

back to usa

jun 27 1820

moves back to usa

first poem

nov 1824

writes 1st poem

college

feb 14 1826

Edgar attends college

spilts with the allens

mar 1827

Poe and sir Allen get in a fight

death of foster mother

feb 28 1829

foster mom (Mrs. Allen) dies

moves in with aunt

mar 1829

moves in with aunt and cousin

west point

apr 15 1829

attends west point

death of brother

aug 1 1831

Edgar's brother dies

works magazine

dec 1835

gets job working for a magazine company

marries

may 16 1836

marries cousin Virginia (gross)

moves north

1837

move to the north with wife and mother in law

first novel

jul 1838

writes first novel

Virginia falls

jun 1842

Virginia falls and finds out she has tuberculosis

nevermore

1845

writes the raven

wife dies

jan 30 1847

Virginia dies

death

oct 7 1849

Edgar dies