Anna Thomas1

b. 1719, d. 14 May 1759
Anna Thomas|b. 1719\nd. 14 May 1759|p2409.htm|Reverend William Thomas|b. 1678\nd. 6 Oct 1757|p2402.htm|Ann Griffith|b. 1680\nd. 5 Nov 1752|p2403.htm|||||||||||||

3rd great-grandaunt of Louise Underwood.
5th great-grandaunt of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Anna Thomas was born in 1719 in Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Reverend William Thomas and Ann Griffith.1 She married Stephen Rowland in August 1757.2 She died on 14 May 1759 in Hilltown.2 She was buried in Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery.2 Click to view image
Additional Data
Anna Thomas was mentioned in her father William Thomas's will dated 11 December 1753 in Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3

In 1757 Anna inherited 100 acres from her father. This land was part of the Langhorne tract bought by her father in 1718. Anna held only a life interest in the property, and at her death went to her brother William as stipulated in her father's will.4,3


  1. [S329] "A Memorandum Containing some account of the birth, life and Ministry of Joseph Mathias. With a diary of his Exercises and various events which came under his notice. Together with an account of his Progenitors and Connexions. Likewise a short notice of the First settlement of the part of the Country, which gave him birth, and where he still resides," (MS, 1831-1851; Bucks County, Pennsylvania), 14, The Bucks County Historical Society; Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S372] Edward Mathews, The Thomas Family of Hilltown, Bucks Co., Penn'a (Lansdale, Pennsylvania: Arthur K. Thomas, 1884), 55.
  3. [S373] William Thomas will (1753), Bucks County Will Book B: 315 #919, The Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  4. [S371] Mildred L Lewis, comp., A Walk Through Historic Hilltown with Edward Mathews (n.p.: Adams Apple Press, 1994), 134.