Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


16 Bancroft Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 16 Bancroft Place were
     in 1930: Edsen L Lott II2
     in 1931-3: Albert H Russell3,4
     in 1935: Willis Ahrens5
     in 1937: J. P. Franklin6
     in 1939: Edwin W. Blodgett7
     and in 1941: E. E. Stewart Jr..8

Edsen L Lott II was born in 1905 in New York.2 He married Clarice in 1927.2 Edsen L Lott II appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 16 Bancroft Place, with Clarice as wife.2 The value of the house was $10,200.2 Edsen L Lott II was a supervisor for an insurance company.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Edsen and Clarice moved before 1931 away from Radburn, as there was never an entry in the directory.3

Albert H Russell married Marion M.3 Albert H Russell was an underwriter in New York.4
Henry A Russell was born in 1855 in Maine.9 Henry A Russell was a physician.10

Henry A Russell and Anna E Russell moved before 1931 from their son Carl at 4 Aberdeen Place to their son Albert at 16 Bancroft Place.3 Henry A Russell died on 10 March 1933 in Radburn.11

Willis Ahrens married Violet T.4 Willis Ahrens was a salesman.4

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 3B (151), line 70-71.
  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 1B (149), line 82-86.
  10. [S12] Federal Census: 1920, T625, Roll 1985, pg 106, ED 83, line 12-16.
  11. [S22] NY Times, Mar 10, 1933. p. 15.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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