Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


302-E26 Highstreet1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 302-E26 Highstreet were
     in 1930-1: Richard Benner2,1
     in 1935-7: Edward C Haynes3,4
     in 1939: August B. Hook5
     and in 1941: Adrian F Heffern6
     in 1933 it was listed as vacant.7 302-E26 Highstreet was designated (113/138) Abbott Court South in the census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2

Richard Benner was born in 1901 in Pennsylvania.2 He married Dorothy in 1926.2 Richard Benner appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 302-E26 Highstreet, with Dorothy as wife, and their child Barbara.2 The monthly rent was $78.-.2 Richard Benner was an engineer for an oil company, and later a mechanical engineer in New York. In 1933 his occupation was not listed.2,1,7 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Richard Benner moved before 1933 from 302-E26 Highstreet to 9 Bristol Place.7

Edward C Haynes was born in 1893 in New Jersey.8 He married Florence E in 1926.1,8 Edward C Haynes was a surveyor in New York.1,8 Edward and his wife Florence had a son Edward.8 Before coming to Radburn Edward and Florence lived in Jersey City.8 Edward C Haynes moved before 1935 from 318B Plaza Road North to 302-E26 Highstreet, and before 1939 to 302-G6 Highstreet.3,5

Adrian F Heffern was born in 1894 in New Jersey.9 He married Ann in 1925.9 Adrian F Heffern was a salesman for a chemical company, and in 1931-3 an importer & exporter in New York.9,1 He owned a radio in 1930.9 Adrian Heffern was a Veteran of the World War.9 Adrian and his wife Ann had a son Adrian.9 Adrian F Heffern and Ann Heffern moved before 1941 from 10 Aberdeen Place to 302-E26 Highstreet.6

  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 5A (153), line 38-40.
  3. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  4. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  8. [S12] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1354, pg 63, line 57-59 (ED-115).
  9. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 1B (149), line 69-71.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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