Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


12 Allen Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 12 Allen Place were
     in 1930: James G Abidin2
     and in 1931-41: Elmer A Smith.3,4,5,6,7,8

James G Abidin was born in 1892 in Switzerland.2 He married Marion in 1925.2 James G Abidin appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 12 Allen Place, with Marion as wife, and their child Robert.2 The value of the house was $9,200.2 James G Abidin was in a floorwaxer, and in 1931 a contractor in Long Island City, New York.2,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 James G Abidin and Marion Abidon moved before 1931 from 12 Allen Place to 22 Randolph Terrace.3

Elmer A Smith married (G) Elizabeth.3,5 Elmer A Smith was an accountant or auditor in Newark.3,4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 58-60.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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