Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Documentation for Reuben W. Carter and Charlotte Catherine [...]


Census Data

  1870 1880 1890 1900 1910 1920
Reuben W. Carter 30 41 ? 61 ? ?
Charlotte Catherine ([...]) Carter 27 37 ? 57 dead
    John A. Carter 5 15 ? married and living in separate household
    Reuben Herbert Carter 4 13 ? 34 ? ?
    [Frances E. or Dora?] Carter 1 [Frances E.] 11 [Dora] ? [living? in separate household]
    Cora B. Carter 9 ? [living? in separate household]
    Mercy Carter 5 ? [living? in separate household]
    Louis Roland Carter 1 ? 21 ? ?

1870 Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 98, family 100. In 1870, Reuben W. Carter, his wife, and their three children were living in the household of his parents.



1880 Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 149, family 149. Also living in this household in 1880 were John Carter (80 y., b. Maine) and Mary S. ([...]) Carter (79 y., b. Maine), the parents of Reuben W. Carter.



1900 Mount Desert, Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 367, family 373. Also living in this household in 1900 were Mabel S. Carter (3 y., b. Maine) and boarder Andrew Lunt (21 y., b. Maine).



Note

Reuben W. Carter was presented with the Boston Post gold-headed cane (see below, from the Beech Hill column in The Bar Harbor Times of Wednesday, 4 July 1923 (page 6, column 3)). He was 84 years old at the time and would live another 12 years.