ts and assessors' books of New England towns are 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.
Another child born March 18 was on March 30 christened Mary Adams, and died September 20, 1800.
An infant child of the Bannisters died April 23, 1798.
Other children in this family were Josiah, David, Charles, Rinaldo.
She married first a Christopher Legge, had a son named Christopher Lucius Legge, who, when his mother married John Augustus Stone, took the name of Stone.
By her second husband she had a son named Henry F. Stone.
Her third husband was Nathaniel H