Where when and how did Edgar Allan Poe's wife die?
At The Cottage in Fordham, New York on January 30th 1847 of tuberculosis, 32 months before Poe died himself.
Edgar Allan Poe's wife, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, died of tuberculosis (Consumption) on 30 January 1847 at age 24. One day while she was playing the piano she started coughing uncontrollably and a vein in her throat burst. She survived, but five years later she most likely died from the effects of tuberculosis.
Did Edgar Allan Poe's father abandon them or die--doing a report on him wondering whether the father died or abandoned the family in 1810 1 site says he died 2nd says he abandoned the family?
Edgar at the age of three lost his mother who died of consumption, and his biological father (a professional actor) deserted him and then died about a year later. Edgar was then raised by the Allan family, but never legally adopted. Still ,he was treated - at least at first - as a family member. However, John Allan and Edgar developed problems in their relationship. John Allan refused to help Edgar through college and an…
Poe had a number of severe pyschological problems. Most notable ailment was his alcoholism. He struggled in his relationships with women. Also, those closest to Poe tended to die prematurely, including his mother, father, brother, foster mother, foster father, and wife. Also, his choice of profession (writer/editor) did not leave him financially stable. Edgar Allan Poe struggles with a drinking problems durgs and gambling