Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


328B Plaza Road North1

     The census does not give unit letters, so it is not possible to determine, which unit was occupied by whom.2 The occupants of 328B Plaza Road North were
     in 1930-3: John A O'Hea3,1,4
     in 1935-7: Melvin H Young5,6
     and in 1939-41: Lawrence O. Houston.7,8

John A O'Hea was born in 1897 in New York.3 He married Florence in 1922.3 John A O'Hea appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 328B Plaza Road North, with Florence as wife, and their child John A.3 The monthly rent was $58.-.3 John A O'Hea was a securities manager, in 1931 a salesman, and in 1946 an office manager in Newark.3,1,9 He owned a radio in 1930.3 John A O'Hea and Florence O'Hea moved before 1935 from 328B Plaza Road North to 8 Randolph Terrace.5 328B Plaza Road North was designated #328 Plaza Road North in the census, as no unit letters were used.3

Melvin H Young married Tressie.9 Melvin H Young was a metallurgist in Paterson.9 Melvin H Young and Tressie Young moved before 1939 from 328B Plaza Road North to 323 Plaza Road North, and before 1941 to 2 Barry Place.7,8

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 4A (152), line 25-27.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S27] City Directory, 1946.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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