4 Allen Place1,2


The occupants of 4 Allen Place were:

#1. William S. Roeder (from 1930 to 1993).
The value of the house in 1930 was $9,800. In 1940 the value was listed as $8,500.3,4

William S. Roeder was born in 1900 in Maryland.3,4 William S. Roeder married Harriet on 8 August 1929 in Woodbridge.5,6 William and Harriet moved in October 1929 to 4 Allen Place, Radburn.6 William S. Roeder appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 4 Allen Place, with Harriet as wife.3 William S. Roeder was a highschool history teacher. Before his marriage he taught in Woodbridge, NJ, afterwards in Paterson, and he retired from a teaching job in New York in 1970.3,6,4 He did not own a radio in 1930.3 William S. Roeder was a Veteran of the World War.3 William S. Roeder died on 23 December 1993 in Radburn.7 (Obituary in the Bergen Record on 27 December 1993, Pg. A8).7 Harriet was born on 31 May 1906 in New Jersey.3,8,4 Harriet Roeder died on 8 June 1992 in Radburn.9 (Obituary in the Bergen Record on 11 June 1992, Pg. A-34).9 William and Harriet had 2 daughters: Anne Catherine and Mary Louise.4 Mary was born in 1935.4 Anne was born in 1938 in New Jersey.4

The Shopper News, 12 July 1989, pg. F28.
     News coverage of their 50th anniversary.6


Citations

  1. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66.
  2. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  3. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2A (150), line 8-9.
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 9B (1313), line 55-59.
  5. [S66] Woodbridge Independent, August 9, 1929, pg. 1, col. 1.
  6. [S19] Shopper, July 12, 1989. Section 1, F-28.
  7. [S17] Bergen Record, 27 Dec, 1993. Pg. A-8.
  8. [S41] SSDI, online http://ssdi.rootsweb.com/
  9. [S17] Bergen Record, 11 Jun 1992. Pg. A-34.