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And things got even worse soon after. On December 8, 1811 Elizabeth died of tuberculosis in Richmond, Virginia where her theater company was performing. Shortly after, news arrived that David had also died of the same disease within days of his wife. The three Poe children were all sent to live with different families. Edgar's brother Henry was sent to David's family in Baltimore.
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He was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. From his father deserting the family, to his mother dying of tuberculosis, young Edgar seemed to have experienced it all just at the age of three. Not to mention, Poe had been separated from his other siblings after the death of his mother. Poe was then orphaned and later became a ward of the Allans. The Allans were part owners in a merchandising firm known as “The House of Ellis and Allan.” They were quite wealthy, but emotionally were less rich.