Dec 8, 2009

Eliza Poe

(Wikipedia) Elizabeth Arnold Poe (1787 – December 8, 1811) was an English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe.
Eliza Arnold was born to Henry and Elizabeth Arnold in London in the spring of 1787. Her mother was a stage actress in London from 1791 to 1795. Henry died in 1789 and, in November 1795, only mother and daughter sailed from England to the United States, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts on January 3, 1796. Continued