Thomas Dell was one of the younger generation of Quakers from the
In 1848, Thomas Dell was twenty years old. He had been born in 1828, probably in the same place he was living twenty years later, the oldest child of William S. Dell and Charlotte Dell. His father was a Quaker who
By 1850, Thomas and his father ran a nursery in the Town of Waterloo. On April 5, 1850, Thomas signed an anti-slavery petition with other men from Waterloo and Seneca Falls. He died in 1851, when he was only twenty-three years old, and he is buried in the Quaker cemetery on Nine-Foot Road in Waterloo.