12 Ballard Place1


The occupants of 12 Ballard Place were:

#1. Raymond T. Ross (from 1935 to 1941).
     In 1940 Edward J. Scheeler, Matthew A. Smith and F. Theodora Smith are listed as lodgers.
The value of the house in 1940 was $9,000.2

Raymond T. Ross was born in 1896 in Indiana.2 Raymond T. Ross married Dorothy G. in 1922.3,4,2 Raymond T. Ross was an assistant director in New York. In 1937-39 he was a special agent.3,5,2,6 Dorothy was born in 1896 in Indiana.2 Mary was born in 1925 in Indiana.2 Raymond and Dorothy were listed in 1931-3 at 201-A37 Abbott Road, and in 1935-41 at 12 Ballard Place.

Matthew A. Smith was born in 1893 in New Jersey.7,2 Matthew A. Smith married F. Theodora in 1920.7,2 Matthew A. Smith was from 1930 to 1933 a credit manager at the City Housing Corporation. In the 1940 census he is listed as a foreign shipping executive.7,3,2 F. was born in 1892 in New York.7,2 Matthew and Theodora were listed in 1930-1 at 7 Ashburn Place, in 1933 at 334 Howard Ave, then in 1935 as removed to South Africa and in 1940 as renters at 12 Ballard Place.

Edward J. Scheeler was born in 1905 in New York.8,2 Edward J. Scheeler was an engraver (photography).8,3,9,2 He owned a radio in 1930.8 Edward was listed in 1940-1 as renter at 12 Ballard Place, and in 1944-6 at 5 Addison Place.

#2. Marjorie E. Bathurst (from 1944 to 1946).
Marjorie and Jessie were listed in 1931 at 336A Plaza Road North, in 1933 at 338B Plaza Road North, then in 1935-1941 at 14 Bolton Place, and in 1944-46 at 12 Ballard Place. Jessie was not listed in 1931.


12 Ballard 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. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 62A (1318), line 3-8.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S39] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1563, page 132, line 3-5 (ED 867).
  5. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  6. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  7. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 1A (149), line 14-16.
  8. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 5A (153), line 41-42.
  9. [S6] 1933 Directory.