11 Allen Place1

b. 1929
     The occupants of 11 Allen Place were
     in 1930-7: Frederick J Frei2,3,4,5,6
     and in 1941: John A. Pierce7
     In 1939 it was listed as vacant.8

New York Times, 23 June 1929
Frederick Frey, the occupant of 11 Allen Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.9

Frederick J Frei was born in 1889 in Florida.2 Frederick J Frei appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 11 Allen Place, with Annie M as wife, and their children John and William S.2 The value of the house was $11,700.2 Frederick J Frei was an executive at the Public Service Electric and Gas Company in Paterson.2,10 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Frederick J Frei was the first one to buy a house in Radburn. Before he came to Radburn, he lived in Paterson.9,10 Frederick J Frei and Annie M Frei moved before 1939 to 105 Hampton Place, Ridgewood.8


  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 4-7.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  10. [S11] Clarion, Mar 29, 1929, pg. 1.