Streets
of
Camden, NJ

Felton Street


FELTON STREET was a very short street that ran south from Clarion Street to Clinton Street, between South 6th Street and Roberts Street. Clarion Street, or  as it; is referred to more commonly, Clarion Alley, runs east from South 5th Street to South 6th Street, between Berkley and Clinton Street. It appers to have been named after, and possibly was developed by Camden insurance and real estate broker Charles Felton, who was very active in Camden in the 1870s and 1880s. He died at the age of 32 in November of 1887.  

Felton Street first appears in Howe's Camden City and County Directory 1884-1885, with a Lewis White living at 518 Felton Street. There were eight homes on Felton Street, four on a side, and at seven were occupied as late as 1947. There were no addresses with telephone listings on Felton Street in 1969, and the street is not mentioned in the 1980 Directory. No buildings are standing as of the fall of 2011.

Do you have an Felton Street memory or picture. Let me know by e-mail so it can be included here.

 Phil Cohen


Intersection of Felton Street and Clinton Street - February 14, 2012
This is the only physical evidence left that Felton Street ever existed
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500 Block of Felton Street

 

511 Felton Street

1909-1911
Eugene Smallzel & Family
Eugene & Lillie Smallzel
Victor Smallzell
Josephine Smallzel
Bruce N. Smallzel
Eugenia Smallzel

1920 Mrs. Jennie Nicholson
1924 Lillian Fields
1929 Vacant
1930-1947 Mrs. Elma Garrison

 

512 Felton Street

1906-1947
Hayward Pierce & Family
Hayward & Annie Pierce

World War I Draft Card
Dated September 12, 1918

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512 Felton Street

1906-1947
Hayward Pierce & Family
Hayward & Annie Pierce

1947 Endless T. Morris

 
 

513 Felton Street

1910 John H. Emory
1920-1924 Mrs. Mary E. Stafford
1929 Vacant

1930
Thomas Montgomery & Family
Thomas & Sadie Montomery
Catherine Montgomery
Mary Montgomery
William Montgomery

1947 No Return

 
 

514 Felton Street

1920
Anthony Bodgin & Family
Anthony & Elnora
Ellen Bodgin
Albert Bodgin

1924 Albert G. Altmeyer
1929 George W. Mulford
1930 Mrs. Bessie Medkeff
1942 Mary H. Goller
died 2/17/1942

1947 Robert Jack

 
 

515 Felton Street

1910 Harry W. Wagner
1920 James M. Price
1924 John WInters
1929 Mediall C. Lemento
1930 Charles Scollard
1947 Harry Trotz 

 
 

516 Felton Street

1910
Joseph Stafford & Family
Joseph & Mary E. Stafford

1920-1929 Mrs. Emma Collins
1930 Mrs. Mary W. Collins
1947 Mrs. Frances McDermott 

 
 

517 Felton Street

1910-1920 Mrs. Alice J. Myers
1924 William W. Sloan
1929-1930 John Bolt

 

517 Felton Street

1936 Delores Melvin Senatore
died 2/18/1936

 
 

517 Felton Street

1940
William S. Brown & Family
plasterer
William & Sarah A. Brown
Sarah died 11/17/1940, William died 12/13/1940

1947 Carl Carlin

 
 

518 Felton Street

1885 Lewis Ferrell
1910 Cora Joy
1920 Martha Krouse
1924 Philip Winters
1929 John J. Ramdolph
1947
Mrs. Mae E. Wilke 

 

Intersection of Felton Street and Clarion Street - February 14, 2012
This is the only physical evidence left that Felton Street ever existed
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This parking lot is where Felton Street and its eight houses stood. 
This sidewalk cut-out is not original to Felton Street.
Felton Street ran between the van in the foreground and the house at te far left. 

1910 Census
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1930 Census
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