Befell means happened or occurred or came to pass. A question might be What tragedy befell Edgar Allan Poe when he was two years old? The answer is His mother and father died. The same question could be asked What happened to Edgar Allan when he was two years old? The same answer would be given: His mother and father died.
Frances Allan was Poe's foster mother.
John and Frances Allan were Poe's foster parents.
John and Frances Allan were the foster parents of Edgar Allan Poe.
Frances Allan (1784-1829) was John Allan's (1779-1834) wife, and they were Edgar Allan Poe's foster parents.
Frances Allan is Poe's foster mother. She is not his natural, adoptive or step mother.
Frances AllenEdgar Allan Poe's foster mother was Frances Allan and his foster father was John Allan. She was known as Fanny.Poe's foster mother was named Frances Keeling Valentine Allan.
He was fostered by John and Frances Allan although he was never officially adopted.
Frances Allan, Edgar Allan Poe's foster mother died on February 28, 1829 after a long illness.
Poe's foster mother, Frances Keeling Valentine Allan, died of tuberculosis on February 28, 1829.
Frances and John Allan are the foster parents of Edgar Allan Poe. They took him in when he was almost 3 years old after his mother died.