6 Aberdeen Place1

The occupants of 6 Aberdeen Place were:

#1. Harry D. Smith (from 1930 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $9,500.2

Harry D. Smith was born in 1885 in District of Columbia.2 Harry D. Smith married Bertha B. in 1922.2 Harry D. Smith appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 6 Aberdeen Place, with Bertha B. as wife, and their children Dorothy L and Edward L..2 Harry D. Smith was a (highschool) teacher in Paterson.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Bertha was born in 1896 in Rumania.2 Dorothy was born in 1924 in New York.2 Edward was born in October 1929 in New Jersey.2 Harry and Bertha were listed in 1930-1 at 6 Aberdeen Place, in 1933 at 302-G4 Highstreet, then in 1935 at 302-H37 Highstreet, and in 1937 as removed to Paterson

#2. Edward Dickson (1933).

The New York Times, 1 July 1931, pg. 49.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 6 Aberdeen Place to Edward J. Dickson of Grantwood.4
Edward Dickson married Shirley.5 Edward Dickson was a manager in New York.5

#3. Paul Van Duren (from 1935 to 1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $55.6

The New York Times, 5 January 1934, pg. 36.
     Garden Estates Inc. sold to Paul Van Duren a brick house mortgaged at $9099.- at 6 Aberdeen Place, Radburn, NJ. On Jan 28, the NYT reported again that a house at 6 Aberdeen Place, Radburn, NJ was purchased by Paul Van Duren (pg. RE2).7,8

Paul Van Duren was born in 1900 in New Jersey.6 Paul Van Duren married Florence.9,10 Paul Van Duren was in 1935 a clerk in New York, and later a purchasing agent (hardware and mill supplies) in Paterson. In the census he is listed as the owner (mill supplies).9,11,6,10 Florence was born in 1903 in New Jersey.6 Paul and Florence had a daughter Joan, and a stepdaughter Jean Anderson.6 Joan was born in 1934 in New Jersey.6 Jean was born in 1923 in New Jersey.6 Paul and Florence were listed in 1935-40 at 6 Aberdeen Place, and in 1941-6 at 11 Addison Place.

#4. Kenneth Kasschau (from 1941 to 1946).

Kenneth Kasschau married Margaret J.10 Kenneth Kasschau was an engineer in Paterson.10


  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 78-81.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S22] NY Times, July 1, 1931. pg. 49.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 9A (1313), line 20-23.
  7. [S22] NY Times, Jan 4, 1934. pg. 36.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Jan 28, 1934. pg. RE2.
  9. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  10. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  11. [S8] 1937 Directory.