What Happened to Edgar Allen Poe and His First Love?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 2:28:40 AM ET
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Edgar Allen Poe was engaged to Sarah Elmira Royster at age 18, but her father did not approve of their relationship and broke it off before the two could be married. Elmira married another man, but once she became a widow, she and Poe became engaged once more. Unfortunately, Poe died 10 days before their wedding.