Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


7 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 7 Burlington Place were
     in 1930-33: Carl W Hayes2,3,4
     in 1935: Stevenson B Whitehead5
     and in 1937-41: J. W. VanRiper.6,7,8

New York Times, 16 January 1930
     The City Housing Corporation sold the one-family house at 7 Burlington Place, Radburn, New Jersey, to Carl Watson Hayes of Woodcliff, NJ.9

Carl W Hayes was born in 1890 in New Hampshire.2 Carl W Hayes appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 7 Burlington Place, with Emma R as wife, and their children Elizabeth and Douglas W.2 The value of the house was $5,000.2 Carl W Hayes was a metal salesman, and in 1931 a salesmanager at the General Oil Heating Co. At 39 Godwin Ave in Ridgewood. In 1933 no occupation was listed.3,2,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Carl W Hayes was a Veteran of the World War.2 Carl W Hayes and Emma R Hayes moved before 1935 away from Radburn, as there was no longer an entry in the directory.5

Stevenson B Whitehead married Ruth P.4 Stevenson B Whitehead was a salesman.4 Stevenson B Whitehead moved before 1935 from 20B Townley Road to 7 Burlington Place, and before 1937 to 6 Ashburn Place.5,6

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 76-79.
  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. [S22] NY Times, Jan 16, 1930. pg. 41.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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