Edgar Allan Poe started writing when we was 13. He married Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe at September 22, 1835. He was born January 19, 1809 and died at 40 at 1849. Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts.

Edgar Allan Poe had two  siblings, Rosalie and Henry. He was also adopted at the age of 2. His mom died when he was two and his dad already left them in 1810. His brother went to go live with his grandparents while he got adopted by another family Mr. and Mrs. John Allan. Rosalie was taken in by another family. Edgar was raised by John and Frances in Richmond, Virginia.

Edgar allan poe wrote at least 70 poems , and was successful. Edgar was named after a character in William Shakespeare's King Lear.  John allan was a successful Scottish merchant.  Edgar's foster family gave him his name " Edgar Allan Poe."  The Allan's spoiled Edgar but they also aggressively disciplined him.

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