8 Brearly Crescent1

The occupants of 8 Brearly Crescent were:

#1. Fred E. Webster (1931).

Fred E. Webster was born in 1902 in New York.2 Fred E. Webster married E. Irene.3,2 Fred E. Webster was in 1931 a clerk, and in 1935-37 a worker at the Telephone Company in New York. In the census he is listed as a development manager with the Telephone Company.3,4,2 Fred was listed in 1931 at 8 Brearly Crescent, and in 1933-41 at 4 Bedford Place.

#2. McAlister Coleman and Ruth F. Coleman (from 1933 to 1935).

McAlister Coleman was born in 1888 in New York.5 McAlister Coleman married Ruth F.6,5 McAlister Coleman was a writer (books). He wrote quite a few letters to the New York Times.6,7,8,5

The New York Times, 10 February 1933, pg. 16.
     A Letter to the Editor.7

The New York Times, 5 April 1935, pg. 22.
     Another Letter to the Editor.8
Ruth F. Coleman was born in 1894 in New York.5 Ruth F. Coleman was a doctor (private practice).6,5 McAlister and Ruth were listed in 1933 and 1935 at 8 Brearly Crescent, in 1937 at 302-F5 Highstreet, then in 1939 at Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn and in 1941-46 at 3 Ramapo Terrace.

#3. Abner S. Waldman (1937).

Abner S. Waldman married Dorothy D.9 Abner S. Waldman was a salesman.9 Abner was listed in 1937 at 8 Brearly Crescent, and in 1939 as removed to Florida.

#4. Siegfried W. Spiecker (from 1939 to 1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $63.10

Siegfried W. Spiecker was born in 1897 in Germany.10 Siegfried W. Spiecker married Ruth.4,10 Siegfried W. Spiecker was an importer in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an exporter of automobiles.4,10 Ruth was born in 1910 in Latvia.10 Siegfried and Ruth lived in 1935 in Fair Lawn.10 Siegfried and Ruth had 3 children: Monica, Fredrick and Hans.10 Monica was born in 1934 in New Jersey.10 Fredrick was born in 1936 in New Jersey.10 Hans was born in 1939 in New Jersey.10 Siegfried was listed in 1935-7 at 9 Brighton Place, and in 1939-40 at 8 Brearly Crescent.

#5. Mrs. Marion E. Winans (1941).
     Raymond G. Winans, W. Sheldon Winans and Winslow E. Winans live with her.

Mrs. Marion E. Winans was widowed (Spouse: Raymond G). No occupation was listed for Mrs. Marion E. Winans.11 Raymond G. Winans was a bank investigator in New York.11 W. Sheldon Winans served in 1941 in the US Army.11 Winslow E. Winans was a student.11


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7A (1311), line 5-6.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-94, sheet 4B (1404), line 72-75.
  6. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  7. [S22] NY Times, Feb 10, 1933. p.16.
  8. [S22] NY Times, Apr 5, 1935. pg. 22.
  9. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  10. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 65A (1321), line 24-28.
  11. [S10] 1941 Directory.