201-B23 Abbott Road1

201-B23 Abbott Road was designated (112/125) Abbott Court North in the 1930 census, for the order of visitation (house/family), as no unit numbers were used.2
The occupants of 201-B23 Abbott Road were:

#1. Frank B. Wildrick (from 1930 to 1931).
The monthly rent in 1930 was $63.-.2

Frank B. Wildrick was born in 1892 in New Jersey.2 Frank B. Wildrick married Gladys L. in 1923.2 Frank B. Wildrick appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 201-B23 Abbott Road, with Gladys L. as wife.2 Frank B. Wildrick was in 1930 a general inspector, and in 1931 a clerk at the Erie Rail Road.2,1 He owned a radio in 1930.2 Gladys was born in 1898 in New York.2

#2. Robert B. Hudson (1933).

Robert B. Hudson married Joan Marion in February 1935 in Dwight Memorial Chapel, Yale University.3 Robert B. Hudson was the assistant to the Radburn Manager for Community Affairs at 115 (203) Plaza Road North in Radburn.4
Robert was the son of Mrs Robert Bowman Hudson, of Radburn, NJ formerly of Dublin, VA, and the late Mr Hudson.5 He wrote Radburn: A Plan of Living, a study of Radburn and how it was functioning. It was published as a thesis in 1934. John O. Walker, the Manager of the Radburn Association, supervised the project.6 Joan Marion Loram was the recreation director for women in Radburn.7 She was the daughter of Professor and Mrs. Charles T. Loram of New Haven, CT.7,5

The New York Times, 7 October 1934, pg. N6.
     Engagement Loram - Hudson.5

#3. Fanny F. Benton (from 1935 to 1941).
     In 1944 and 1946 her daughter Ethel continues living here. In 1940 Ethel is designated head-on-household.
The monthly rent in 1940 was $48.8

Fanny F. Benton was born in 1853 in New Hampshire.8 Fanny F. Benton was widowed (Spouse: George).9,8 No occupation was listed for Fanny F. Benton.9

Ethel F. Benton was born in 1879 in Massachusetts.8 Ethel F. Benton was an auditor in Paterson. In the 1940 census she is listed as a statistician at a thread company.9,8 Ethel and Fanny lived in 1935 in New York City, New York.8


  1. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312, ED 2-66: sheet 5A (153), line 4-5.
  3. [S22] NY Times, Feb 22, 1935. p. 25.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S22] NY Times, Oct 7, 1934. p. N6.
  6. [S20] Robert B. Hudson, Radburn.
  7. [S22] NY Times, Feb 22, 1935, pg. 25.
  8. [S2] 1940 Federal Census, T627: ED 2-87, sheet 62B (1318), line 60-61.
  9. [S7] 1935 Directory.