14 Berkeley Place1

The occupants of 14 Berkeley Place were:

#1. S. Max Nelson (1930).
The value of the house in 1930 was $14,300.2

S. Max Nelson was born in 1890 in New Jersey.2 S. Max Nelson married Irene in 1917.2 Max Nelson appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 14 Berkeley Place.2 Max Nelson was a social worker (settlement association) in New York.2,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 Irene was born in 1894 in New York.2 Anne was born in 1921 in New York.2 Frederika was born in 1923 in New York.2 Elizabeth was born in 1926 in New York.2 Max was listed in 1930 at 14 Berkeley Place, and in 1931 at 13 Bancroft Place.

#2. Thomas E. Devlin (1931).

Thomas E. Devlin was born in 1894 in New York.4 Thomas E. Devlin married Marie G.3,5,4 Thomas E. Devlin was a linotype operator, printer, typographer in New York.3,6,4 Marie was born in 1895 in New York.4 Thomas and Marie had a daughter Marie B.4 Thomas was listed in 1931 at 14 Berkeley Place, and in 1933-46 at 11 Bristol Place.

#3. Henry McD. Neilley (from 1933 to 1944).
     His mother Katherine Neilly lived with him in 1933 and 1935, his mother-in-law Jessie C. Wood in 1937-1941.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $75.7

Henry McD. Neilley was born in 1898 in New York.7 Henry McD. Neilley married Jeanette C.7 Henry McD. Neilley was a teller in New York. From 1939 he is a bank accountant.8,6,7 Jeanette was born in 1898 in New York.7 Henry and Jeanette had 2 children: Henry M. Jr. and Judith Ann.7 Henry was born in 1929 in New York.7 Judith was born in 1933 in New Jersey.7

Katherine Neilly was born in 1870 in New York.9 Katherine Neilly was widowed (Spouse: William).8 Katherine was listed in 1933-5 at 14 Berkeley Place, and in 1937 as removed to Hackensack.

Jessie C. Wood was born in 1868 in New York.7 Jessie C. Wood was widowed (Spouse: Lansing A).10 No occupation was listed for Jessie C. Wood.10


  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 26-30.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7A (1311), line 22-25.
  5. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 66A (1322), line 18-22.
  8. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  9. [S39] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1224, ED 1430, pg. 144, line 30-32.
  10. [S8] 1937 Directory.