Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


6 Audubon Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 6 Audubon Place were
     in 1930: Carleton H Ficker2
     in 1933: Charles G Weiss3
     in 1937-9: Richard S Kyle4CIT:]9;[:CIT]
     and in 1941: H. D. Everett Jr.[5
     In 1931 and 1935 it was listed as vacant.6,7

New York Times, 1 May 1930
     The City Housing Corporation has sold a dwelling at 6 Audubon Place, Radburn, New Jersey to Carleton H Ficker of Brooklyn.8

Carleton H Ficker was born in 1895 in New York.2 He married Nancy in 1923.2 Carlton Ficker appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 6 Audubon Place, with Nancy as wife, and their children Nancy and Patricia. Enumerated with him was Dora A Ficker, mother.2 The value of the house was $15,300.2 Carleton H Ficker was an assistant editor for a financial magazine, and later a security analyst in New York.2,6 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Carleton H Ficker was a Veteran of the World War.2 Carleton H Ficker moved before 1931 from 6 Audubon Place to 9 Audubon Place.6

Dora A Ficker was born in 1865 in New York.2 Dora A Ficker was the widow of Robert M.6,2

Charles G Weiss married Luella H.3 Charles G Weiss was a sales engineer.3 Charles G Weiss moved before 1935 to Allendale.7

Emma Weiss was the widow of George.3 Emma Weiss moved before 1935 to New York.7

Richard S Kyle moved before 1941 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.5

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 6A (154), line 29-33.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  6. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  8. [S22] NY Times, May 1, 1930. pg. 57.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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