Buried Westminster Burial Ground in Baltimore, Maryland, along with other family members including grandson Edgar Allan Poe.
In 1779 was commissioned as assistant deputy quartermaster general for the City of Baltimore. His military rank was major, but he was known as General Poe. He believed in the cause so much, he spent $40,000 to provide supplies for the Revolution. When General Lafayette visited the United States in 1824, he related how David Poe had sent $500 to help feed and clothe his troops. At the age of 71 he fought in the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812.
Original burial place for Edgar Allan Poe. Mrs. Maria Poe Clemm was his aunt and mother-in-law.
Here we find the Poe Family tree courtesy The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore. The site has many details concerning not only Poe's life and times, but interesting genealogical research. In particular I enjoyed reading a letter Edgar sent to cousin George Washington Poe sharing what is known of his heritage.
If you ever get the chance to visit Baltimore, make sure to place Westminster on your agenda.