The Premature Burial

February 11, 1888

Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton

She was an adolesent sweetheart of Edgar Allen Poe, They became engaged when Sarah was 15 years old. Poe came back into her life in 1848 and they renewed their relationship, . Poe pressured her to marry him, though she was hesitant and her children did not approve. They never married.

Virgina Eliza Clemm

Virginia was Edagar's first cousin who became his wife when she was thirteen. Although the marriage was and is improper to many, she became the central female figure in his life.The years of their marriage proved to be the most stable and productive of his writing career. Her death in 1847 spiked the emotional unraveling of Edgar Allan Poe, who died two and a half years later after a frantic search for love, which included desperate courtships with several women from Lowell, Massachusetts to Baltimore, Maryland.

Edgar Allen Poe

He wrote many stories and some were about his tragedies and how much pain he was in, but he became famous for writing those stories.