Plainfield Garden Club








Member: Corey, Mrs. Ella J. '15

Founding Member

1919 Address: 930 Hillside Avenue, Plainfied

1922 Address: 930 Hillside Avenue, Plainfield

1932 Directory* Address: Not Listed
* = This directory is not dated but presumed to be from the year 1932.

Related to PGC Members:
Eaton, Mrs. Charles A. (Mary Winifred Parlin) '15
Eaton, Mrs. Charles A., Jr. (Helen Howatt Macdonald) '45
His, Mrs. Georges J. '44
Corey, Mrs. Ella J. '15

Mrs. Ella J. Corey

Listed in 1913

Year book of Brothers of the Book

Mrs. Ella Corey

October 12, 1962 mention of Mrs. Ella Corey in the Cato Citizen, Cato, NY

She was unable to attend the annual ladies auxiliary dinner in Auburn due to illness

Fulton History

930 Hillside Avenue, Plainfield

Its neighbor at 930 Hillside, planted at the same time (1986) and pictured below, has been reinforced by steel bolts to help to hold it together. It illustrates the good looks that make Bradford pears so popular. Notice the narrow-angle branching.

2007 from Gregory Palermo's Plainfield Tree Blog

Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Plainfield Garden Club by Lucy Von Boskerck

Story of Watchung by David B. Page

http://books.google.com/books?id=QDfKoIYXlWcC&pg=PA85&lpg=PA85&dq=hydewood+johnston+drive+watchung&source=bl&ots=yaj_3oOZge&sig=24Z7gitw9LzIQGHXiDCVSEoKxx8&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false

Follow link to see family photo of Eaton, Corey and His families

930 Hillside Avenue

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Property type: Single-Family Home
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Year built: 1892
Zip: 07060

This is a Single-Family Home located at 930 Hillside Avenue #38, Plainfield NJ. The property was built in 1892. The average list price for similar homes for sale is $497,377 and the average sales price for similar recently sold homes is $541,935. This property is in the 07060 ZIP code in Plainfield, NJ. The average list price for ZIP code 07060 is $230,880.
Public Records for 930 Hillside Ave #38Official property, sales, and tax information from county (public) records as of 05/2012:
•Single Family Residential•Built In 1892•Stories: 3 story•Parking: Garage•Parking Spaces: 2•Construction: Frame•County: Union.Property Taxes for 930 Hillside Ave #38Year Value Land Improvements Total Tax
2012 Assessed $117,900 + $67,100 = $185,000 $12,939 (2011)

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Price History for 930 Hillside Ave #38Alert Date Event Price Source
06/22/1999 Sold view details $465,000 Public records Public records

November 9, 2012

1915 - 1923 Book: Meetings of The Plainfield Garden Club

1915 - 1923 List of Meetings

Monday Afternoon Club Membership

Monday Afternoon Club Membership

Monday Afternoon Club Membership

Hillside Historic District

August 29, 2015

Hillside Historic District has announced a new website: http://hillsideavenuedistrict.com

They have neatly listed the homes in the district in a similar fashion to our Homes & Gardens page.

It is no exaggeration to say that the PGC helped build Hillside. In fact our first club meeting took place at Mrs. Connor's home at 999 Hillside. Take a look at our PGC Hillside Historic District resident members:

807 Hillside Avenue
Browne, Miss Elizabeth B. '37

810 Hillside Avenue
Barnhart, Mrs. Noah Chisholm (Susan Stevens) '15

816 Hillside Avenue
Zerega, Miss Bertha Virginia '23

817 Hillside Avenue
Lawton, Mrs. Richard M. (Edith Clarke) '21

832 Hillside Avenue
Yates, Mrs. Frederick Washburn (Bertha Kedzie Cornwell) '15

921 Hillside Avenue
Detwiller, Miss Laura Cecelia '29
Detwiller, Mrs. Charles H. (Catherine or "Cath" Campbell), Jr. '57

922 Hillside Avenue
Atterbury, Mrs. Albert Hoffman (Emma H. Baker) '15

930 Hillside Avenue
Corey, Mrs. Ella J. '15

937 Hillside Avenue
Hunn, Mrs. John T. Sharpless (Hope Ivins) '37
Ivins, Mrs. DeWitt Clinton (Louise Morton Fox) '15
Ivins, Mrs. Clinton Fox (Marguerite Carpenter) '33

945 Hillside Avenue
Stevens, Mrs. Horace N. (Helen Coburn) '15

950 Hillside Avenue
Harlow, Mrs. Edward Dexter (Elise Cochran Martin) '15
Martin, Mrs. Francis A. (Mary Keech Turner) '22

955 Hillside Avenue
Wallace, Mrs. Frederick W. (Grace Seccomb) '15
deForest, Mrs. Henry Lockwood (Amy Brighthurst Brown) '33

966 Hillside Avenue
Warren, Mrs. Frank D. '15

970 Hillside Avenue
Barnhart, Mrs. Noah Chisholm (Susan Stevens) '15
Kroll, Mrs. Alexander (Nancy Dwinnell or Mrs. Prince H. Gordon) '60

975 Hillside Avenue
Runkle, Mrs. Harry Godley (Jennie Fitz Randolph) '15
Albin, Mrs. Leland D. (Jennie Hoag) '36
King, Mrs. Victor E. D. (Yasmina S.) '78
Whitehead, Mrs. James Harold (Jean Fitz-Randolph Heiberg) '43

980 Hillside Avenue
Hall, Mrs. Frederic L. (Anne Garrigues Wigton) '68
Stuart, Mrs. Linden (Jeanette W.), Jr. '52
Wigton, Mrs. Charles Benson (Garrigues) '45

982 Hillside Avenue
Baker, Mrs. Clifford Myron (Margaret Drayton) '32
Valiant, Mrs. John (Katharine Drayton) '40

985 Hillside Avenue
Stevens, Mrs. John Peters ("J.P.") '15
Stevens, Mrs. Horace Nathaniel (Helen Coburn) '15
Stevens, Mrs. John Peters ("J.P."), Jr. (Edith S.) '37
Stevens, Mrs. Robert Ten Broeck (Dorothy Goodwin Whitney) '37

996 Hillside Avenue
Wallace, Mrs. Frederick W. (Grace Seccomb) '15
Murray Townsend
Mooney, Mrs. Wandell McMaster (Alice Joy McGee) '47

999 Hillside Avenue
Conner, Mrs. William A. (Florence Tupper) '15
Wigton, Mrs. William Garrigues (Ann Hayes) '55

1000 Hillside Avenue
Lawrence, Mrs. Chester B. (Florence B.), Jr. '22

1005 Hillside Avenue
McWilliams, Mrs. Howard (Anna Louise Waldbridge/Mrs. Paul Taylor Brown) '22

1007 Hillside Avenue
Lockwood, Mrs. Frederick M. (Hazel Marshall) '52
Marshall, Mrs. Henry P. (Dorothy Burke) '30

1009 Hillside Avenue
Tracy, Mrs. Evarts '22
Tracy, Mrs. Howard Crosby (Minerva Bingham Lamson) '15
Tracy, Mrs. J. Evarts (Caroline Frederica Streuli) '22

1019 Hillside Avenue
Baker, Mrs. Clifford Myron (Margaret Drayton) '28

1030 Hillside Avenue
Stillman, Mrs. William Maxson (Ethel Lucile Titsworth) '42

1035 Hillside Avenue
Streuli, Mrs. Alfred F. H. (Frederica Michelle Dwyer Hooper) '15

1045 Hillside Avenue
Timpson, Mrs. Lewis Gouverneur (Helen Frances Waring) '15
Waring, Mrs. Orville G. (Dorothy Fleming) '35

1046 Hillside Avenue
Genung, Mrs. Alfred Gawthrop (Dorothy or "Dot" Madsen) '69
Madsen, Mrs. John (Evelyn or "Evie" Wilson) '70

1300 Prospect Avenue
Streuli, Mrs. Alfred F. H. (Frederica Michelle Dwyer Hooper) '15
Tracy, Mrs. J. Evarts (Caroline Frederica Streuli) '22

1234 Watchung Avenue
Stevenson, Mrs. E. Vickers '41

1239 Watchung Avenue
Brown, Miss Edna M. '34