13 Burlington Place1

The occupants of 13 Burlington Place were:

#1. J. Alan Fletcher (from 1930 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $12,800.2

The New York Times, 17 May 1930, pg. 35.
     the City Housing Corporation sold a one-family house at 13 Burlington Place in Radburn to J. Alan Fletcher of Ridgewood.3

J. Alan Fletcher was born in 1891 in New York.2 J. Alan Fletcher married Mildred H. possibly this is a second marriage, age at 1st marriage for her is 37 in 1916.2 J. Alan Fletcher appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 13 Burlington Place, with Mildred H. as wife, and their children Hugh A. and Gloria.2 Allan Fletcher was in 1930 a writer for an advertising agency, and in 1931 a salesman in New York.2,4 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Mildred was born in 1889 in New York.2 Hugh was born in 1921 in New Jersey.2 Gloria was born in 1922 in New Jersey.2

#2. Edward C. Willcox (from 1933 to 1935).

Edward C. Willcox married James N [sic].5 Edward C. Willcox was a salesman.5

#3. John M. Aherne (from 1935 to 1946).
     His mother-in-law Anna R. Sweeney resides with him from 1935-1940. She is no longer listed in 1941, when Catherine B. Martin is employed at this address.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $75.6

John M. Aherne was born in 1901 in Massachusetts.6 John M. Aherne married Gertrude S.7,6 John M. Aherne was a lawyer in New York.7,6 Gertrude was born in 1901 in Pennsylvania.6 John and Gertrude lived in 1935 in Fair Lawn.6 John and Gertrude had a daughter Ann.6 Ann was born in 1933 in New York.6 John and Gertrude were listed in 1935 at 5 Burlington Place, and in 1937-46 at 13 Burlington Place. Anna R. Sweeney moves with him.

Anna R. Sweeney was born in 1857 in Pennsylvania.6 Anna R. Sweeney was widowed (Spouse: Harry E).8,6 No occupation was listed for Anna R. Sweeney.8

Catherine B. Martin was employed at 13 Burlington Place.9 Catherine B. Martin was not married (at least no spouse was listed).9


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 2B (150), line 80-83.
  3. [S22] NY Times, May 17, 1930. pg. 35.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 10B (1314), line 64-67.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  9. [S10] 1941 Directory.