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Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe
August 15, 1822 — January 30, 1847
Westminster Hall - Baltimore, MD


Virginia Clemm was the wife of Edgar Allan Poe, as well as his first cousin. It is said that both his love for her and her untimely death were the inspiration for much of his work, including the poem Annabel Lee.



She is buried in the front corner of the cemetery just next to the front gate, with both her husband and her mother.  It is just about impossible to enter the graveyard without noticing the monument.


Factoid:   Virginia was 13 when she married Edgar.


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