Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


5 Arlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 5 Arlington Place were
     in 1931: Nicholas Avera2
     and in 1933-41: William M Knott.3,4,5,6,7

New York Times, 10 July 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 5 Arlington Place, Radburn to Nicholas Allen Avera, formerly of Paterson.8

Nicholas Avera was born in 1905 in North Carolina.9 Nicholas Avera was a commercial traveller (tobacco) and in 1931 a salesman in Paterson.2,9 Nicholas and his wife Edna had a son Vernon.9 Nicholas Avera moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.3

William M Knott married Edith L.3 William M Knott was a radio engineer.3

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Jul 10, 1930. pg. 46.
  9. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1673, pg 175, line 33-35 (ED-20).


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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