7 Barry Place1

The New York Times, 8 April 1934, pg. RE1.
     New Home Group planned in Radburn.2
The occupants of 7 Barry Place were:

#1. Joseph N. Shaugar (from 1935 to 1946).
     In 1935-1937 Merle E. Shaugar is listed with him.
The value of the house in 1940 was $8,600.3

Joseph N. Shaugar was born in 1876 in New Jersey.3 Joseph N. Shaugar married Martha.4,3 Joseph N. Shaugar was in plumbing supplies in Paterson. In the 1940 census he is listed as an estimator in wholesale plumbing supplies.4,3
Merle E. Shaugar was born in 1905 in New Jersey.5 Merle E. Shaugar married J. Van Ness Smith before 1937.6 Merle E. Shaugar was from 1935 to 1941 principal of Public School #5. In 1939-1940 she is listed as a teacher.4,6,5 Merle was listed in 1935-7 at 7 Barry Place, and in 1937 also at 302-G21 Highstreet.

7 Barry Place was not listed in the numerical directory before 1935.


  1. [S3] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S22] NY Times, 8 Apr 1934, pg. RE1.
  3. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 63A (1319), line 39-40.
  4. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  5. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 64B (1320), line 60-61.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.