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Johnny Barton Gruelle
Birth: Dec. 24, 1880
Douglas County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1938
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

Author. He produced cartoons and drawings for numerous newspapers and magazines including "The New York Herald" and "Good Housekeeping." He wrote the prize winning comic strip "Brutus." In 1915 he patented and trademarked the doll which became known and loved throughout the world as "Raggedy Ann". In 1918 his book "Raggedy Ann Stories" was published and the first doll was introduced. "Ragged Andy Stories" came out in 1920. He subsequently wrote many other books about the adventures of Raggedy Ann and Andy. (bio by: Jan Franco) 
Family links: 
  Richard B. Gruelle (1851 - 1914)
  Alice Benton Gruelle (____ - 1935)
  Marcella Gruelle (1902 - 1915)*
  Justin C Gruelle (____ - 1978)*
  Johnny Barton Gruelle (1880 - 1938)
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Silvermine Cemetery
New Canaan
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: unmarked grave
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jan Franco
Record added: Nov 15, 2005
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Johnny Barton Gruelle
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Johnny Barton Gruelle
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