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Thomas Pell

Birthplace: Southwick, Sussex, England
Death: Died in Fairfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of John Pell, III and Mary Pell
Brother of John Pell, IV

Managed by: James Duane Pell Bishop III
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About Thomas Pell

Thomas Pell (1608–1669) was a physician famous for buying the area known as Pelham, Westchester, New York.

Parents: Parents: John Pell (1553-1617 of Norfolk, England), who was the Vicar of Southwick, and Mary Holland (ca. 1581-1618).

It is believed that Thomas Pell never actually lived in what we now know as Pelham. In late September or early October, 1669, Thomas Pell died in Fairfield, Connecticut. His sole heir was his nephew John Pell, son of his younger brother, Rev. John Pell, D.D. (1611-1685).

Thomas Pell's Treaty Oak

Perhaps "Thomas Pell's Treaty Oak" is the only tree ever to merit an obituary on the front page of The New York Times


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Thomas Pell's Timeline

Southwick, Sussex, England
Age 61
Fairfield, Connecticut