201-C5 Abbott Road1

The occupants of 201-C5 Abbott Road were:

#1. George V. S. Williams (from 1931 to 1933).

George V. S. Williams was born in 1870.2 George V. S. Williams married Mae Louise.1,2 George V. S. Williams was a lawyer in New York, and the president of the Fair Lawn Press Inc. at Hartley Place in Fair Lawn.1 Mae was born in 1870 in New York.2

#2. Gail Bennett (1935).

The New York Times, 3 October 1932, pg. 32.
     Gail Bennett conveyed to Garden Estates Inc. a dwelling in Radburn, subject to three mortgages totaling $10,660. (Which house this was is so far unknown, as he is not listed in the census or the 1931 directory).3

Gail Bennett was born in 1896 in Iowa.4 Gail Bennett married Dorothy K. in 1926.4,5 Gail Bennett was a (retail and wholesale) jeweler in New York.5,4 Dorothy was born in 1902 in Iowa.4 Gail and Dorothy had 2 children: Gail (2) and Patricia (1), both born in Iowa.4 Gail and Dorothy were listed in 1933 at 201-C7 Abbott Road, in 1935 at 201-C5 Abbott Road, and in 1937 at 234 Phelps Road, Ridgewood.

#3. Harry V. Stollwerck (from 1937 to 1939).

Harry V. Stollwerck married Margaret L.6 Harry V. Stollwerck was a salesman.6 Harry and Margaret were listed in 1937-39 at 201-C5 Abbott Road, and in 1941 Margaret alone at 210 Oak Street, Ridgewood.

#5. Walter Bender (from 1941 to 1944).

Walter Bender married Elizabeth.1 Walter Bender was in 1931 an assistant sales manager in New York. In 1933 he was a broker, and in 1935-1939 a jr. executive, and in 1941 an executive, all in New York.1,5,7,6,8 Walter was listed in 1931 at 10 Burnham Place, in 1933-9 at 3 Bedford Place, and in 1941-4 at 201-C5 Abbott Road. Cole Bender graduated on 20 July 1944 from Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood. Cole was one of the last graduating class of Radburnites of Ridgewood High School. He planned to go to Columbia.9

#4. Walter S. Kennedy (1940).
The monthly rent in 1940 was $71.10

Walter S. Kennedy was born in 1872 in New York.10 Minnie was born in 1876 in Illinois.10 Walter and Minnie lived in 1935 in Fair Lawn.10 Walter and Minnie were listed in 1931 at 302-F5 Highstreet, in 1933-37 at Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn, then in 1939 at 302-F24 Highstreet, in 1940 at 201-C5 Abbott Road, in 1941-44 at 7 Audubon Place, and in 1946 at 302-E24 Highstreet.


  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S39] Federal Census: 1920. T625, Roll 1224, page 247, line 31-34 (ED 1445).
  3. [S22] NY Times, Oct 3, 1932. pg. 32.
  4. [S39] Federal Census: 1930. T626, Roll 1313. Hackensack, NJ, ED 2-120, sheet 2B, line 78-81. FHC Film 2341048.
  5. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  6. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  7. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S27] Clarion, July 21, 1944, pg 6.
  10. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 3A (1307), line 4-5.