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  • Alexander Poe (c.1700 - 1787)
    "son of Sarah and David Poe, was of Dring, Parish of Kildallon, County of Cavan, Ireland. He emigrated to America prior to 1739 and before the death of his father in 1742 and was an early settler on ...
  • Fernando Poe Sr. (1916 - 1951)
    Fernando R. Poe Sr. received a degree from the University of the Philippines as a Doctor of Dental Medicine; but is best known as a Filipino actor and director. When his son, Fernando Poe Jr. (Ronald...
  • David Poe of Dring (1670 - c.1742)
    David Poe was a farmer and an oveerseer of Parish roads. It is possible that he was descended from the Dr. Leonard Poe who was the official physican for King James I and later for King Charles I. ...
  • David Poe Jr. (1784 - 1811)
    David Poe, Jr. was best known as the father of American author Edgar Allan Poe. An actor by profession, David Poe, Jr. abandoned his wife and children in 1810, when his youngest daughter, Rosalie was j...
  • David Poe, Sr. (c.1742 - 1816)
    SAR Membership: 61674 David Poe Sr. (1742-1816) was best known as the grandfather of American author and poet Edgar Allan Poe. He was also the father of Maria Poe Clemm (1790-1871), who would be Edga...

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