4 Brearly Crescent1

The occupants of 4 Brearly Crescent were:

#1. John Marshall (from 1930 to 1937).
The value of the house in 1930 was $11,000.2

The New York Times, 30 November 1929, pg. 39.
     The City Housing Corporation sold a house at 4 Brearly Crescent, Radburn to John Marshall of Corona, LI.3

John Marshall was born in 1888 in New York.2 John Marshall married Ethel in 1910.2 John Marshall appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 4 Brearly Crescent, with Ethel as wife, and their children James, Donald and John.2 John Marshall was a construction superintendant at the City Housing Corporation in Radburn. In 1937 he was the Fire Chief of the FLFD at Gardiner Road.2,4,5 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Ethel was born in 1888 in New Jersey.2 James was born in 1913 in New York.2 Donald was born in 1921 in New York.2 John was born in 1923 in New York.2 John Marshall was in 1941 in the Navy.6 John and Ethel were listed in 1930-7 at 4 Brearly Crescent, and in 1941 at Glen Rock.

#2. Alexander E. Barkalow (from 1939 to 1946).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $62.7

Alexander E. Barkalow was born in 1902 in New Jersey.7 Alexander E. Barkalow married Elzabeth U.8,7 Alexander E. Barkalow was employed as an assistant coal freight agent at the Erie Rail Road.8,6,7 Alexander lived in 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio.7 Elzabeth was born in 1912 in Michigan.7 Elzabeth lived in 1935 in New York City, New York.7 Alexander and Elzabeth had two children: Bruce and Barbara.7 Bruce was born in 1939 in New York.7 Barbara was born in February 1940 in New Jersey.7


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3A (151), line 15-19.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Nov 30, 1929. pg. 39.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65A (1321), line 33-36.
  8. [S9] 1939 Directory.