Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


8 Ashburn Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 8 Ashburn Place were
     in 1930-5: John O Walker2,3,4,5
     in 1937-41: Rev. B. K. Apelian.6,7,8

New York Times, 23 June 1929
John Walker, the occupant of 8 Ashburn Place is mentioned among the early settlers of Radburn.9

John O Walker was born in 1888 in Virginia.2 He married Evelyn D. in 1919.2 John O Walker appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 8 Ashburn Place, with Evelyn D. as wife, and their children J. Denby and Agatha J..2 The value of the house was $10,500.2 John O Walker was the manager at the Radburn Association at 115 (203) Plaza Road North in Radburn. In 1931 also a ass. municipal consultant.2,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 John O Walker was a Veteran of the World War.2 Before coming to Radburn John lived in Tennessee.9 John O Walker and Evelyn D. Walker moved before 1937 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.6

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 10-13.
  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. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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