The Family Record of James Froom, Sr.

United Empire Loyalist of England, Vermont and Upper Canada and His Descendants

Wesley Urias Froom

Wesley Urias Froom

Male 1867 - 1946  (79 years)

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  • Name Wesley Urias Froom 
    • When Wesley's wife Hattie passed away in 1907 the family was turned on end.
      Mabel and Allen moved in with their grandparents Thornton & Jane Froom in San Luis Obispo, CA,
      Ellis was sent to an orphanage in Los Angeles, CA, and
      Ernville was sent to either an orphanage or to a group home in Arroyo Grande, CA.
      It should also be noted that with the exception of Ernville, all of the children died before reaching the age of 21. It is believed they all died of tuberculous.
    Born 7 Feb 1867  Oxford Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Jul 1867  Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Significant Event Sep 1884  Santa Maria - Guadalupe Find all individuals with events at this location 
    On a Monday evening in September of 1884, the stage coach driven by seventeen-year-old Wesley Froom headed from Santa Maria to Guadalupe was held up just as it passed the graveyard near Guadalupe. Stores told, say that Wesley’s hair, figuratively speaking, turned snowball white overnight. 
    Died 3 Aug 1946  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Santa Maria Cemetery District, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I229  Froom Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2019 

    Father Thornton Hutchcroft Froom,   b. 24 Jun 1841, Shanly, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1926, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Jane Mary Ellis,   b. 11 Aug 1842, Enfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1927, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1862  Kemptville, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hattie M. (Nobles) Coughlin,   b. c 1875,   d. 3 Aug 1907, San Luis Obispo County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1894  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mabel Clare Froom,   b. 1896, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1916, San Luio Obispo, County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
     2. Allen Wesley Froom,   b. 1898, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1913, San Luio Obispo, County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)  [Birth]
     3. Ellis Earl Froom,   b. 1900, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sept 1920, San Luio Obispo, County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  [Birth]
     4. Ernville Froom,   b. 30 Dec 1903, Betteravia, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1967, Dallas, Dalas County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F67  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1867 - Oxford Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 20 Jul 1867 - Edwardsburgh, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Nov 1894 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Aug 1946 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Santa Maria Cemetery District, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos


  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Canada, Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register, 1828- 1910.

    2. [S5] Find A Grave, 70998443.


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