6 Bristol Place1



The New York Times, 18 October 1931, pg. 159.
     New Construction at Bristol Place.2
The occupants of 6 Bristol Place were:

#1. Rodrigo M. da Costa e Silva (from 1935 to 1939).
     Georgina E. da Costa e Silva is listed also.

Rodrigo M. da Costa e Silva was born on 10 April 1889 in Oporto, Portugal.3,4 Rodrigo M. da Costa e Silva married Bertha in 1906.5,3,4 Rodrigo M. da Costa e Silva was a leather exporter Allied Kid Co. at 100 Gold Street in New York City.5,3,4 Bertha was born in 1889 in Switzerland.4
Georgina E. da Costa e Silva was born on 12 September 1915 in New Jersey.6 Georgina E. da Costa e Silva was in 1935 a demonstrator in New York.5 Rodrigo and Bertha had one child. This is most likely Georgina.4 Georgina E. da Costa e Silva married Frank before 1937.7 Georgina was listed in 1935-7 at 6 Bristol Place, in 1939 as removed to New York, and in 1940 with her husband Frank Manniello at 302-F32 Highstreet. Rodrigo and Bertha were listed in 1935-9 and in 1944-6 at 6 Bristol Place, and in 1940-1 at 302-F5 Highstreet.

#2. Earl Nicholson (from 1940 to 1941).
     In 1940 Thelma Thompson is enumerated with him as a maid.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $80.8

Earl Nicholson was born in 1900 in Michigan.8 Earl Nicholson married Ester.9,8 Earl Nicholson was an accountant in New York. In the 1940 census he is listed as an actuary for an insurance accountant.9,8,10 Ester was born in 1903 in Michigan.8 Earl and Ester lived in 1935 in Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.8 Earl and Ester had 2 daughters: Nancy and Linda.8 Nancy was born in 1933 in Michigan.8 Linda was born in 1938 in Wisconsin.8 Earl and Ester were listed in 1939 at 4 Bolton Place, in 1940-1 at 6 Bristol Place, and in 1946 at 5 Ashburn Place.8
Thelma Thompson was born in 1922 in Pennsylvania.8 Thelma lived in 1935 in Brooklyn, New York.8


6 Bristol Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1933. In 1933 it was listed as vacant.

Citations

  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, 18 Oct 1931, pg 159.
  3. [S65] WW2 Draft Cards, online http://www.archives.gov/index.html
  4. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 3A (1307), line 28-29.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 61A (1317), line 20-21.
  7. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 7A (1311), line 40, sheet 7B, line 41-44.
  9. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  10. [S10] 1941 Directory.