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1872 Oklahoma Survey.jpeg
Showing the township designated 014.0N - 003.0W, this map of "Indian country" prepared the way for white settlement of tribal lands. The 160 acres claimed by Sheffield Peabody is at the upper right of the map.

Sheffield's journey home.JPG
This map was made to show the approximate route that Sheffield Peabody traveled in 1889 to Oklahoma territory.

OK Survey 1872--Sheffield Peabody.jpg
One of many other "Eighty-Niners" or "Sooners" who were part of the land rush to formerly Native American territories, Peabody had to live on this location long enough to establish a claim. It was granted on 4 June 1895.
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