12 Bancroft Place1

The occupants of 12 Bancroft Place were:

#1. George K. O'Connor (1931).

The New York Times, 18 June 1930, pg. 51.
     The City Housing Corporation announced the sale a house at 12 Bancroft Place, Radburn, New Jersey to George K. O'Connor formerly of 45-08 Middleburgh Avenue of Long Island City.2

George K. O'Connor was born in 1898 in New York.3 George K. O'Connor married Gertrude P. in 1924.4,3 George K. O'Connor was a mechanical engineer in New York.4,3 George had two daughters Ann E. and Kathryn M.3 Ann was born in December 1926 in Ohio.3 George and Gertrude were listed in 1931 at 12 Bancroft Place, and in 1933 at 331 Plaza Road North. Kathryn was born in October 1928 in New York.3

#2. Frederick J. Burke (from 1933 to 1946).
The value of the house in 1940 was $7,000.5

Frederick J. Burke was born in 1897 in Connecticut.5 Frederick J. Burke married Theresa A.6,7,5 Frederick J. Burke was an accountant in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as a supervisor of accounts (burglar alarms).6,7,5 Theresa was born in 1897 in Massachusetts.5 Frederick and Theresa had 2 children: Robert and Constance.5 Robert was born in 1928 in New Jersey.5 Constance was born in 1933 in New Jersey.5


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, Jun 18, 1930. pg. 51.
  3. [S39] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1585, page 268, line 51-54 (ED 660).
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10A (1314), line 35-38.
  6. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.