Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


10 Ashburn Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 10 Ashburn Place were
     in 1930-3: Edward Firth Wilson2,3,4
     in 1935: Abraham S Platt5
     and in 1937-41: Frederick Veile.6,7,8

Edward Firth Wilson was born in 1895 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Honore in 1920.2 Edward Firth Wilson appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 10 Ashburn Place, with Honore as wife.2 The value of the house was $13,000.2 Edward Firth Wilson was a statistician (public utility) in New York.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Edward Firth Wilson was a Veteran of the World War.2 In the directories Edward's wife is listed as Gertrude McC.3,4 Edward Firth Wilson moved before 1935 to Paterson.5

Abraham S Platt married Gertrude.4 Abraham S Platt was a broker in New York.4

Frederick Veile was born in 1903 in Pennsylvania.9 He married Kathleen in 1927.9 Frederick Veile was an insurance broker in New York.9,3 He owned a radio in 1930.9 Frederick Veile moved before 1931 from 8 Allen Place to 2 Randolph Terrace, and before 1937 to 10 Ashburn Place.3

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1A (149), line 5-6.
  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 2A (150), line 41-43.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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