Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


201-B6 Abbott Road1
b. 1929

     201-B6 Abbott Road was designated (112/148) Abbott Court North in the census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2 The occupants of 201-B6 Abbott Road were
     in 1930-1: Joseph J Carroll2,1
     in 1933: William L Lyall Jr3
     in 1935: James M Stevenson4
     in 1937: Harry S Fay5
     and in 1941: Mrs. R. B. Lange6
     It was vacant in 1939.7

Joseph J Carroll was born in 1900 in New Jersey.2 He married Gertrude in 1923.2 Joseph J Carroll appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-B6 Abbott Road.2 The monthly rent was $74.-.2 Joseph J Carroll was a silk dyer in Paterson. In 1935 he worked in Easton, PA.2,1,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Joseph J Carroll and Gertrude Carroll moved before 1933 from 201-B6 Abbott Road to Ridgewood but before 1935 they moved back to Radburn to 336B Plaza Road North.3

William L Lyall Jr was born in 1905 in New Jersey.8 William L Lyall Jr married Kathryn M (or C).1 William L Lyall Jr was a clerk or salesman.1,3 William L Lyall Jr moved before 1933 from 201-B43 Abbott Road to 201-B6 Abbott Road, and before 1935 to 5 Burnham Place.3,4

James M Stevenson married Mary P.3 James M Stevenson was a silk dyer in Paterson. In 1935 he was a silk importer in New York.3,4 James M Stevenson moved before 1935 from 14 Bedford Place to 201-B6 Abbott Road.4 James M Stevenson moved before 1937 to New York.5

Diana M Fay was born in 1879. George D Fay married Diana M.3,5 Diana died on 31 October 1938.7 Diana M Fay moved before 1937 from 6 Brearley Crescent to 201-B6 Abbott Road.5 In 1933 Harry S Fay was a court stenographer, and later a private secretary in New York.3,5 Harry S Fay moved before 1937 from 201-B6 Abbott Road to 3 Bristol Place.5 In 1935 Paul B Fay was a storekeeper.5

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5B (153), line 62-64.
  3. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S12] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1062, pg. 30, ED 3 , line 56-62.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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