Rosalie Mackenzie Poe

Deceased Person

1810 – 1874

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Who was Rosalie Mackenzie Poe?

Rosalie Mackenzie Poe (1810-1874), born Rosalie Poe, was best known as the younger sister of American author Edgar Allan Poe.After the deaths of their parents, the children were split up. While Henry lived with family in Baltimore, Maryland, Rosalie and Edgar were placed in the care of adopted families. Rosalie was adopted by William Mackenzie and his wife in Richmond, Virginia, who gave Rosalie her middle name. Poe was adopted by the Allans.Of the three siblings, only Rosalie lived to relative old age. Henry died in 1931 when he was 24, and Edgar died in 1849 when he was 39.

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Born
1810
United States of America
Also known as
  • Rosalie Poe
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Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Jul 21, 1874

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on July 23, 2013

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