Francesca 9 Poe timeline By St. Mary's Class of 2012 Jan 19, 1809 Edgar Poe is born Edger Poe is born to David and Elizabeth Poe. Dec 8, 1811 Poe's mother dies. The exact date of her death is unknown, but in 1811, a year after his father abandons them, Frances Allan dies of teberculosis at the age of 40. Jun 18, 1812 war of 1812 war of 1812 between the united stated and the british empire begins Dec 24, 1814 Treaty of Ghent Signed Treaty of Ghent (end of US-Britain's War of 1812) signed Mar 3, 1815 War With Algiers Declared U.S. declares war on Algiers for taking U.S. prisoners and demanding tribute Mar 20, 1816 Supreme court gets new powers U.S. Supreme Court states its right to review state court decisions Feb 28, 1829 Francis Allan dies Edgar Allan Poe's foster mother dies in Richmond Virginia. Aug 10, 1845 Edgar Allan Poe writes "The Raven" Poe writes one of his most famous pices of writing, "The Raven" during the time that his wife, Virginia, was dying of Teburculosis. Feb 1, 1847 Poe's wife dies In Fordham, New York in 1847 Poe's wife Virginia dies of Tuberculosis. Jan 24, 1848 Gold Rush Begins The Califronia Gold Rush gold was found at Sutter's Mill byJames Marshall, it lasted until 1855. Oct 7, 1849 Edgar Allan Poe dies Edgar Allan Poe died on October 7, 1849 for an unknown reason.