y 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. Bannister, who was born in Baltimore and died in New York, 1847.
He was not related to her father's family.
Each of these was an actor, the latter being also an author.
He wrote the equestrian drama, Putnam.
Amelia, the third in point of age, spent her early days in this town.
Then the family moved to Boston, where she was educated.
She soon acquired a taste for the stage.
She played for many years in New York and Philadelphia, but never in Boston, on account of her relatives' dislike for her having adopted the stage as a profession.
She experienced, in the place of her birth, the Puritan aversion to the stage and the people connected with it, so much stronger in her day than now, and