John Edward Braggins was born in England on Sept. 19, 1844. Braggins settled in Los Angeles in 1888. At the turn of the century he was working there as an artist; whereas, he later listed his occupation as rancher. He died at his ranch in Gardena, CA on Aug. 1, 1928.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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