Great 8 Grandmother

Pell, Rachel Pinckney - Rachel Pinckney Pell was the wife of Sir John Pell (2nd Lord of the Manor).  Rachel was the daughter of Philip Pinckney, one of the original Ten Proprietors of East Chester. 

She married Sir John Pell in 1674 or 1675 and had a son with Sir John named Thomas (3rd Lord of the Manor), as well as a son named John who "died young" and a son named Philip Tamar who later married James Eustace. 

Soon after marrying Sir John Pell, Rachel and Sir John reportedly built a mansion "on the shores of the Sound, near where now stands the Bartow Mansion in Pelham Bay Park."