11 Berkeley Place1


The occupants of 11 Berkeley Place were:

#1. Norman W. Morison (from 1930 to 1935).
The value of the house in 1930 was $13,500.2

The New York Times, 23 June 1929, pg. RE1.
     Norman W. Morison of Hackensack was among the early settlers of Radburn.3
Norman W. Morison was born in 1895 in Massachusetts.2 Norman W. Morison married Ruth L. in 1928.2 Norman W. Morrison appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 11 Berkeley Place, with Ruth L. as wife.2 Norman W. Morison was a sales manager at the City Housing Corporation at 115 Plaza Road North in Radburn.2,4,3,5 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Norman W. Morison was a Veteran of the World War.2
Ruth L. Morison was born in 1897 in Massachusetts.2 Ruth L. Morison was in 1930 a title closer for a land company.2

#2. Percy A. Leary (from 1937 to 1944).
     In 1940 his nephews Thomas J. Sherrill and Robert J. Sherrill were enumerated with him.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $67.6

Percy A. Leary was born in 1890 in New York.6 Percy A. Leary married Emeline S.7,6 Percy A. Leary was a cashier (stock brokerage) in New York.7,6 Emeline was born in 1892 in New York.6 Percy and Emeline lived in 1935 in Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.6
Thomas J. Sherrill was born in 1925 in North Carolina.6 Robert was born in 1929 in New York.6 Thomas and Robert lived in 1935 in Midland Park, Bergen County, New Jersey.6


Citations

  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 24-25.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Jun 23, 1929. pg. RE1.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 66A (1322), line 37-40.
  7. [S8] 1937 Directory.