11 Allen Place1

The occupants of 11 Allen Place were:

#1. Frederick J. Frei (from 1930 to 1937).
The value of the house in 1930 was $11,700.2

The New York Times, 23 June 1929, pg. RE1.
     Frederick J. Frei of Paterson was among the early settlers of Radburn.3

Frederick J. Frei was born in 1889 in Florida.2 Frederick J. Frei appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 11 Allen Place, with Annie M. as wife, and their children John and William S..2 Frederick J. Frei was an executive at the PSE&G Co in Paterson. In the directories he was listed as a lighting representative.2,4,5,6 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Annie was born in 1889 in Georgia.2 John was born in 1919 in Georgia.2 William was born in 1925 in New York.2 Frederick J. Frei was the first one to buy a house in Radburn.3,4 Frederick and Annie were listed in 1930-7 at 11 Allen Place, and in 1939 as removed to 105 Hampton Place, Ridgewood.

#2. John A. Pierce (1941).

John A. Pierce married Louise M.7 John A. Pierce was a supervisor in Paterson.7

In 1939 it was listed as vacant.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2A (150), line 4-7.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  4. [S27] Clarion, Mar 29, 1929, pg. 1.
  5. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S10] 1941 Directory.