of names a mistake should occur, for she had a middle name, not so common in her time as it is today, and the name of her last husband singularly was the same as her maiden name.
Amelia was baptized, according to the First Parish records, October 6, 1799.
She was the daughter of John and Lydia (Fulton) Bannister of Boston, who were married there by the Rev. James Freeman, December 31, 1789.
Her mother was the daughter of John and Sarah (Bradlee) Fulton, our local heroine of the Revolution. a great help in proving residence.
Mr. and Mrs. Bannister became residents of Medford a few years after their marriage.
His name is first found on the tax list 1797 and last in 1800.
He owned one-half of a house.
Amelia was baptized October 6, 1799 (according to the First Parish records), by the name of Pamelia, but was always called by the former name.
Two brothers were baptized at the same time and given respectively the names of John Fulton and Samuel Bradlee.
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