Sarah James1

b. 13 February 1710/11, d. 2 April 1805
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Sarah James was born on 13 February 1710/11. She of Radnor, married Reverend John Thomas, son of Reverend William Thomas and Ann Griffith, on 18 February 1736/37 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County.1,2,3 She died on 2 April 1805 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 94.4 She was buried in Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery. Click to view image
Additional Data
When Hilltown Baptist was constituted as a separate church from Montgomery Baptist on 10 November 1781, Sarah Thomas was one of fifty-four members dismissed to Hilltown. Click to view image

Sarah Thomas was mentioned in her husband Reverend John Thomas' will dated 31 May 1788 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3 Click to view image

Children of Sarah James and Reverend John Thomas


  1. [S372] Edward Mathews, The Thomas Family of Hilltown, Bucks Co., Penn'a (Lansdale, Pennsylvania: Arthur K. Thomas, 1884), 28.
  2. [S371] Mildred L Lewis, comp., A Walk Through Historic Hilltown with Edward Mathews (n.p.: Adams Apple Press, 1994), 5.
  3. [S391] John Thomas, online <…>.
  4. [S348] Sarah Thomas tombstone, Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery, Hilltown, Pennsylvania; photographed by Roland Morris October 1999.