Robert Eugene “Gene” Otto

Robert Eugene “Gene” Otto

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Death 24 Jun 1974 (aged 73)
Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Burial Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA
Plot Section 7
Memorial ID 24778775 · View Source
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Robert Eugene (called Gene) was the son of affluent and well traveled parents, Mr and Mrs Thomas Otto. According to legend, he was given a doll by his Jamaican nurse that was made in this likeness. To this doll has been ascribed all kinds of mischief. Supposedly after he married, Gene insisted on Robert accompanying the couple everywhere. Mrs. Otto went insane, and is said to haunt the Artist House. Robert the Doll has been moved to the East Martello Museum. Employees and visitors to the museum report that Robert is up to his old tricks.

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  • Created by: Angelique Ortiz
  • Added: 20 Feb 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24778775
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Eugene “Gene” Otto (25 Oct 1900–24 Jun 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 24778775, citing Key West Cemetery, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Angelique Ortiz (contributor 46883656) .