Rosalie Mackenzie Poe Photo

Rosalie Mackenzie Poe

Born: 1810

Death: Jul 21, 1874

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Rosalie Mackenzie Poe

Date of Birth : 1810
Date of Death : Jul 21, 1874
Birth Place : United States of America

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.

Also known as

  • Rosalie Poe


  • Eliza Poe
  • David Poe, Jr.
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