Marriage of Virginia Eliza Clemm and Edgar Allen Poe



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Y/M/D Description Place
1836/05/16 Virginia Eliza Clemm, age 13, and her first cousin Edgar Allan Poe, age 27, elope and marry in Richmond by a Presbyterian minister Rev Amasa Converse.
1836/05/20 Mr and Mrs Edgar Allan Poe honeymoon on the second floor of the Hiram Haines' Coffee and Ale House in Petersburg, VA. They were guests of newspaper editor and poet Hiram Haines and his wife, Mary Ann, a childhood friend of Poe's. Hiram Haines' Coffee and Ale House, Petersburg

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