10 Brighton Place1

The occupants of 10 Brighton Place were:

#1. Elisabeth De Forest (from 1930 to 1933).
     Her son Duel R. De Forest is listed as head in the census, but as residing with her in the directories.
The value of the house in 1930 was $8,600.2

Duel R. De Forest was born in 1900 in New York.2,3 Duel R. De Forest was from 1931 to 1933 an auditor, and later a salesman in New York. In the 1930 census he was listed as a department head (textile house), and in 1940 as a salesman for a cotton mill.2,4,5,3,6 Duel R. De Forest appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 10 Brighton Place. Enumerated with him was Elisabeth De Forest, mother.2 He owned a radio in 1930.2

Elisabeth De Forest was born in 1870 in New York.2 Elisabeth De Forest was widowed (Spouse: DeWitt C).7 No occupation was listed for Elisabeth De Forest.2,4 Elisabeth and Duel were listed in 1930-3 at 10 Brighton Place, and in 1935-46 at 2 Bolton Place.

#2. Joseph F. Kearns (1935).

Joseph F. Kearns married Katherine L.5 Joseph F. Kearns was a manager in Passaic.5

#3. John E. Woodman (from 1937 to 1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $55.8

John E. Woodman was born in 1895 in Maine.8 John E. Woodman married Charlotte R.5,8 John E. Woodman was a register representative in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as a cash register mechanic in a dept. store.5,9,8,6 Charlotte was born in 1899 in Ohio.8 Charlotte R. Woodman was in 1940 a typist for an oil company.8 John and Charlotte lived in 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.8 John and Charlotte had a daughter Patty.8 Patty was born in 1923 in Illinois.8 John was listed in 1935 at 201-C23 Abbott Road, in 1937-40 at 10 Brighton Place, and in 1941-6 at 1 Ramsey Terrace.

#4. Richard A. Taylor (from 1941 to 1946).

Richard A. Taylor married Ruth. Richard A. Taylor was a personnel relations clerk in Paterson.6


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 4B (152), line 74-75.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 5A (1309), line 35-37.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 11A (1315), line 37-39.
  9. [S9] 1939 Directory.