Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


16 Berkeley Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 16 Berkeley Place were
     in 1930-1: Russell B Blauvelt2,3
     and in 1933-41: Raymond H Wilkens.4,5,6,7,8

Russell B Blauvelt was born in 1896 in New Jersey.2 He married Stephanie in 1926.2 Russell B Blauvelt appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 16 Berkeley Place, with Stephanie as wife.2 The monthly rent was $80.50.2 Russell B Blauvelt was an automechanic, and in 1931 a clerk in Athenia, New Jersey.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Russell B Blauvelt was a Veteran of the World War.2 Russell B Blauvelt moved before 1933 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.4

Raymond H Wilkens married Frances M.4 Raymond H Wilkens was an accountant in New York.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 6B (154), line 94-95.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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