Sowas, Sarah

Sarah Sowas, occasionally referred to as Sarah Jacobs, was the wife of "Blind Jacob" Sowas.  Sarah was admitted into the Stonington First Church in 1741, a year before her husband.  The couple had at least five children, three of whom, Jacob, Richard and Mary, were baptized in the summer of 1736.  Son, Silas, was baptized in January of the following year and their daughter, Annie, in April of 1739. 

Sarah and her family lived on the lands set aside for the tribe in what was then Stonington, now North Stonington.  It was at Blind Jacob’s and Sarah’s house that Reverend Joseph Fish generally met with the Indians.

Wheeler, First Congregational Church, 222, 237;  1775.03.27.01 Fish, First Book

Sarah Jacob
bef. 1717