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John Habberton (1842–1921)

Habberton, John. An American journalist and novelist; born at Brooklyn, NY, Feb. 24, 1842; died in 1921. His best-known novel is ‘Helen’s Babies’ (1876), of which over 150,000 copies were sold. Among the others are: ‘The Barton Experiment’ (1876); ‘The Worst Boy in Town’ (1880); ‘Mrs. Mayburn’s Twins’ (1882); ‘Who was Paul Grayson?’ ‘Brueton’s Bayou’; ‘Grown-Up-Babies’; ‘Deacon Crankett’ (a play); ‘Bridge and Toddie’ (1909).