Amelia (Mason) Beamish, aged ca. 60.

B. 1755 at Halifax, dau. of Charles and Margaret Mason. M. 30 July 1770 to Thomas Beamish (b. ca 1743, prob. at Lisgibba, County Cork, Ireland; emigrated to Halifax before 1765; d. after ca.1791), merchant and port warden of Halifax. She is the step-daughter of Frederick Ott, butcher, of Halifax deceased. Amelia and Thomas parented about 14 children, but it seems that only five of them are now living. Of these, Thomas, Harriet, and Maria are close friends of Louisa. (D. 3 Sept. 1844.)