The life of Edgar Allan Poe

Events

Edgar Allan Poe's birth

January 19 1809

he was born in Boston MA

Poe's parents seperate

1810

Poe's mother Elizabeth Poe takes the children

Poe's mother dies

December 8 1811

Died from TB when Poe was two making him an orphan.

Poe is adopted by the Allan's

1812

Poe attended The University of Virginia.

1826

Poe joins the U.S army

1827

attained the rank of sergeant general

Poe's foster mother dies

February 28 1829

her name was Frances Allan and the cause of her death was died TB

Poe attended West Point

1830

got expelled and was then disowned by John Allan

Edgar Allan Poe's wedding day

1835

Poe married his cousin, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe

Poe became the co editor of Barton's Gentlemen's magazine

1839

Wrote ''The Raven''

1845

was his most popular poem

Poe's wife dies

1847

Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe died from TB

Poe went on a tour of poetry readings and lecturing

1849

Poe's death

October 7 1849

Poe died in Baltimore MD from unknown causes

Poe was buried at west minister hall and burial ground

October 9 1849