11A Allen Place1

b. 1929
In 1930-1935 it was numbered 13 Allen Place.2,3,4,5
On the modern map it was numbered 15 Allen Place.6 The occupants of 11A Allen Place were
     in 1930-1: Herbert W Eckweiler7,3
     in 1933: Charles C Pritchard5
     and in 1935-41: Frank W McDonell.4,1,8,9

Herbert W Eckweiler was born in 1897 in New York.7 He married Marie in 1927.7 Herbert W Eckweiler appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 13 Allen Place, with Marie as wife, and their child Doris.7 The value of the house was $11,000.7 Herbert W Eckweiler was a chemist for the federal government in New York.7,3 He owned a radio in 1930.7 Herbert W Eckweiler was a Veteran of the World War.7 Herbert W Eckweiler moved before 1933 from 13 Allen Place to 9 Ballard Place.5

Charles C Pritchard was born in 1880 in New York.10 He married Ellen in 1900.10 Charles C Pritchard was an (insurance) broker in New York.10,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.10 Charles had three children, David, Donald and Katherine.10 Charles C Pritchard moved before 1933 from 17 Aberdeen Place to 13 Allen Place.5 They moved before 1935 to Rutherford.4

Frank W McDonell married Emily R.4
Emily Redfield McDonell is the daughter of Charles Snowdon Redfield and Florence Lockwood. Charles died July 8 at his summer home in Allenhurst, NY, following a stroke of apoplexy on the 4th of July.11


  1. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  7. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2A (150), line 48-50.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  10. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 51-55.
  11. [S22] NY Times, Jul 9, 1934. p. 15.