Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Documentation for Gilbert B. Fish and Penelope H. Young


Census Data

  1830 1840 1850 1860 1870 1880 1890
Gilbert B. Fish ? ? 51 62 dead
Penelope H. (Young) Fish ? ? 43 55 65 ? dead
    Susan Y. Fish ? ? dead
    Caroline Fish ? dead
    Nancy R. Fish ? 16 [living? in separate household]
    Florenstein Fish 8
[see note below]
18 ? ?

1850 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 54, family 56:



1860 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 42, family 39. Florenstein Fish was reported in the 1860 census as "F" (female) and as "M" in the 1870 census. The latter census, which reported his occupation as "farmer", was the correct one.



1870 Eden [now Bar Harbor], Hancock County, Maine - dwelling 163, family 157: