6 Brearly Crescent1

The occupants of 6 Brearly Crescent were:

#1. George M. Cooper (from 1930 to 1931).
The value of the house in 1930 was $11,400.2

George M. Cooper was born in 1903 in New Jersey.2,3 George M. Cooper married Hazel M. in 1929.2,3 George Cooper appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 6 Brearly Crescent, with Hazel as wife.2 George M. Cooper was a salesman (in railroad supply).2,4,3 He did not own a radio in 1930.2 Hazel was born in 1903 in New York.2,3 George and Hazel were listed in 1930-1 at 6 Brearly Crescent, and in 1933-41 at 12 Bedford Place.

#2. Diana M. Fay (from 1933 to 1935).
     Harry S. Fay and Paul B. Fay live with her.

Diana M. Fay was born in 1879.5 She married George D.6,7 No occupation was listed for Diana M. Fay.6 Diana died on 31 October 1938.5
Harry S. Fay was in 1933 a court stenographer, and later a private secretary in New York.6,7 Paul B. Fay was in 1935 a storekeeper.7 Harry and Diana were listed in 1933-5 at 6 Brearly Crescent, and in 1937 at 201-B6 Abbott Road. Paul B. Fay moves with them, but is not listed in 1939. Harry S. is listed in 1939 at 3 Bristol Place, and in 1941 as removed to New York.

#3. J. Alan Schade (from 1937 to 1939).

J. Alan Schade was born in 1901 in New York.8 J. Alan Schade married Helen D.7,8 J. Alan Schade was a chemist (wax production) in New York.7,8 Helen was born in 1900 in Illinois.8 Alan and Helen had 2 children: Alan Jr. and Janet D.8 Alan and Helen were listed in 1937-9 at 6 Brearly Crescent, in 1940 at 333 Howard Ave, and in 1941-6 at 8 Addison Place.

#4. William C. Emmett (from 1940 to 1941).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $65.9

William C. Emmett was born in 1909 in Pennsylvania.9 William C. Emmett married Gertrude Gertrude B.9,10 William C. Emmett was an accountant in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as a clerk for the Telephone Company.9,10 Gertrude was born in 1909 in Maryland.9 William and Gertrude lived in 1935 in Merrick, Nassau County, New York.9 William and Gertrude had 2 children: James and Virginia.9 James was born in 1934 in Pennsylvania.9 Virginia was born in 1937 in Pennsylvania.9


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 3B (151), line 86-87.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 6B (1310), line 66-70.
  4. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  7. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 64B (1320), line 68-71.
  9. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65A (1321), line 29-32.
  10. [S10] 1941 Directory.