The Gilded Age Plains City

The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of Lincoln, Nebraska


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Gravestone of John Sheedy

  • Gravestone of John Sheedy

    Born In Ireland Mar. 13. 1833.
    Died Jan. 13. 1891.
    Aged 57 Yrs. 10 Mos.

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