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Thomas Pell

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: County Of Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 21, 1669 (57)
Fairfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev John Pell, Sr. and Mary Pell
Brother of John Pell and Bathsua Makin Pell

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

February 28, 1612
County Of Sussex, England, United Kingdom
September 21, 1669
Age 57
Fairfield, Connecticut