David Poe Sr.

Male, Deceased Person

1742 – 1816

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Who was David Poe Sr.?

David Poe Sr. (1742-1816) was best known as the grandfather of American author and poet Edgar Allan Poe. He was also the father of Maria Poe Clemm (1790-1871), who would be Edgar Allan Poe's aunt and the mother of his first cousin/wife Virginia Poe.David Poe Sr. was a soldier in the American Revolution and was known to George Washington. He also served as Assistant Deputy Quartermaster for the city of Baltimore. Although he was never a general, he was often called "General Poe".

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Born
1742
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Oct 17, 1816
Baltimore

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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