Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


6 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 6 Burlington Place were
     in 1930-33: Frank Ward Jr2,3,4
     and in 1935-41: Kenneth R Erdmann.5,6,7,8

Frank Ward Jr was born in 1898 in New Jersey.2 He married Vera in 1926.2 Frank Ward appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 6 Burlington Place, with Vera as wife, and their children Frank, Marjorie and Charles. Enumerated with him was Sophie Straculski, servant.2 The value of the house was $9,500.2 Frank Ward Jr was a salesman/owner homefurnishings, and later a soapmaker in New York.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Frank Ward was a Veteran of the World War.2 Frank Ward Jr and Vera Ward moved before 1935 to Ridgewood.5

Kenneth R Erdmann married Marion Meader.9,4 Kenneth R Erdmann was a mechanical engineer in East Rutherford, New Jersey.5,10 Kenneth R Erdmann and Marion Meader moved before 1935 from 350B Plaza Road North to 6 Burlington Place.5 Kenneth R Erdmann died between 1952 and 1954.10,11

Marion Meader was born in 1904.9 She (2) married James E Joynt circa 1957.9,12 When James married Marion (Meader) Erdmann, he moved from 352 High Street to 6 Burlington Place. James E Joynt died in October 1975 in Fair Lawn.13 Marion (Meader Erdmann) Joynt (3) married John Gish.9 Marion (Meader Erdmann Joynt) Gish died on 25 March 2007 in Woodbury.9

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 94-99.
  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. [S31] Comm. News, Obituary, 4 Apr 2007, pg. 23.
  10. [S27] City Directory, 1952.
  11. [S27] City Directory, 1954.
  12. [S27] City Directory, 1958.
  13. [S14] SSDI, online http://ssdi.rootsweb.com/.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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