Peabody[pē′bäd′ē, -bəd ē]
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Peabody, George 1795-1869; U.S. merchant & philanthropist, in England
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A city of northeast Massachusetts west of Salem. Settled c. 1633 and later called South Danvers, it was renamed after George Peabody in 1868. Population: 51,700.
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, Elizabeth Palmer 1804-1894.
American educator and writer who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1860).