Edgar Allan Poe - Kyle 22

  • The Britsh take Cayenne from French

    The Britsh take Cayenne from French
    In 1089 a Portuguese-British naval squadron took French Guiana for the Portuguese Empire.
  • Edgar is born

    Edgar is born
    Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. His father was an actor and his mother was an actress
  • The First Women's Golf Tournment is held

    The First Women's Golf Tournment is held
    On January 9, the first known women’s golf tournament is held at Musselburgh Golf Club, Scotland, among the town fishwives
  • Edgar's Mother Dies

    Edgar's Mother Dies
    Edgar Allan Poe's mother dies of tubercolosis. He was only two years old at the time. She was one of three very important women in his life. All died of the same disease.
  • Edgar's Foster Mother Dies

    Edgar's Foster Mother Dies
    Frances Allan, Edgar's foster mother, dies of tubercolosis. She is the second of three women to die in Poe's life.
  • Andrew Jackson is inaugurated

    Andrew Jackson is  inaugurated
    Andrew Jackson is inaugurated as the seven president of the United States of America. 10,000 people attended the ceremony.
  • Battle of San Jacinto

    Battle of San Jacinto
    The Battle of San Jacinto takes place. Texas wins independence from Mexico after winning the battle.
  • Edgar gets married

    Edgar gets married
    Edgar Allan Poe married Virginia Eliza, his first counsin, in 1836. She was 13 years old but their marriage certificate enlisted her as 21. During this time period, it was not unusual to marry a counsin.
  • "The Raven" is published

    "The Raven" is published
    "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe is published. The poem is the first of many successful stories / poems. It has many references to his dying wife and sorrow.
  • Edgar's wife dies

    Edgar's wife dies
    Virgina ELiza Clem Poe dies of tuberculosis in 1847. He was the love in Poe's life and the third of three women to die of this disease. Edgar started drinking and gambling more to deal with the loss.
  • Edgar Dies

    Edgar Dies
    Edgar Allan Poe dies of unknown causes in Baltimore, Maryland. On October 6, 1847, he was checked into the hospital and died early the next morning. Theories of his death include: Beaten because of gambling debts, consumption of alchol, and kidnapping. He is buried at the University of Maryland School of Law.