Louisa Gabriella <I>Patterson</I> Allan

Photo added by Jeffry Burden

Louisa Gabriella Patterson Allan

  • Birth 21 Mar 1800 New York, USA
  • Death 21 Apr 1881 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Range 11, Sec. 8
  • Memorial ID 82455691

Louisa was the daughter of John William Patterson and Louisa DeHart. She married on October 5, 1830 (as his second wife) John Allan, the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe.

Unlike Allan's first wife Frances, who cherished young Edgar, Louisa reportedly had a somewhat contentious relationship with him.

(Thanks to Rebekah Reed for furnishing the obituary.)

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  • Created by: Jeffry Burden
  • Added: 27 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82455691
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louisa Gabriella Patterson Allan (21 Mar 1800–21 Apr 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82455691, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jeffry Burden (contributor 46873454) .