3 Allen Place1

The occupants of 3 Allen Place were:

#1. Edward L. Reyle (from 1930 to 1940).
The value of the house in 1930 was $9,500. In 1940 he was renting for $42.2,3

The New York Times, 23 June 1929, pg. RE1.
     E. L. Boyle of New Milford was among the early settlers of Radburn. The name is most likely an error of the Times.4

Edward L. Reyle was born in 1898 in New York.2,3 Edward L. Reyle married Anita in 1924.2,3 Edward L. Reyle appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 3 Allen Place, with Anita as wife, and their children John E. and Elizabeth C..2 Edward L. Reyle was the owner of a stationery store at 111 Plaza Road N in Radburn. In 1940 it was listed as a candy store, and in 1941 the store was located at 119 Plaza Rd N.2,5,3,6 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Edward L. Reyle was a Veteran of the World War.2 Edward L. Reyle was mistakenly identified in the New Times piece as E. L. Boyle.4 Anita was born in 1896 in New Jersey.2,3 Edward and Anita had 4 children: John and Elizabeth.2,3 John was born in 1925 in New Jersey.2,3 Elizabeth was born in 1927 in New Jersey.2,3 Bruce was born in 1931 in New Jersey.3 Beverly was born in 1931 in New Jersey.3 Edward and Anita were listed in 1930-40 at 3 Allen Place, and in 1941-8 at 21 Ramapo Terrace.

#2. William B. Maynard (1941).

William B. Maynard was born in 1915 in New Jersey.7 William B. Maynard was an executive or superintendent (woven labels) in Haledon.8,6,7 William B. Maynard married Margaret L.8,7 Margaret was born in 1916 in Pennsylvania.7 William and Margaret were listed in 1939 at 201-B43 Abbott Road, in 1940 at 201-B4 Abbott Road, and in 1941 at 3 Allen Place.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 1B (149), line 94-97.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 64B (1320), line 50-55.
  4. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 2B (1306), line 74-76.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.