Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


12 Aberdeen Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 12 Aberdeen Place were
     in 1930-1: Waldo U Wagner2,3
     in 1933: Louis Martin4
     in 1935: Arnold B Covey5
     in 1937: S. A. Carlson6
     in 1939: Edgar C. Rust Jr.7
     and in 1941: Frank W. Oakes.8

Waldo U Wagner was born in 1897 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Victoria R in 1927.2 Waldo U Wagner appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 12 Aberdeen Place, with Victoria R as wife.2 The value of the house was $9,500.2 Waldo U Wagner was a trust officer for a bank, and in 1931 in real estate.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Waldo U Wagner and Victoria R Wagner moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.4

Louis Martin was born in 1872 in New Jersey.9 He married Marion in 1925.9 Louis Martin was a cotton broker in New York.9,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.9 Louis and his wife Marion had a daughter Lois. Louis Martin moved before 1933 from 12 Brighton Place to 12 Aberdeen Place.4 They moved before 1935 to Glen Rock.5

Arnold B Covey married Eula.3 Arnold B Covey was an electrical engineer in New York.3 Arnold B Covey moved before 1933 from 302-G6 Highstreet to 201-C24 Abbott Road, then before 1935 to 12 Aberdeen Place, before 1937 to 5 Ashburn Place.

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1B (149), line 67-68.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 4B (152), line 71-73.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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