The Family Record of James Froom, Sr.

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

Darrell Acel Froom

Darrell Acel Froom

Male 1900 - 1971  (71 years)

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  • Name Darrell Acel Froom 
    Nickname Taffy 
    Born 29 Jan 1900  Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Find A Grave Darrell Acel "Taffy" Froom 
    Hobbies/Activities Artist, copper smith, early radio enthusiast, hunter/fisherman, and inventor.
    Dad hammered copper as a hobby. He said if you can make it our of clay, he can hammer it out of copper. For Christmas on two occasions, dad hammered copper bowls and tea kettles as gifts; 12 or more of each. Each item was made free hand, no molds, and yet each item is an exact copy of one another.
    Dad was also an inventor. He had patents on a mechanized can opener for salvaging tin from used tin cans, and two patents on airplane wings. Swept wings for a biplane and another for a variable airfoil wing adjustable for different speeds.  
    Occupation 1940  Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith, plumber, and tinsmith.
    Manufactured custom items for farmers & agriculture; water tanks & troughs, irrigation items, farm & packing shed equipment. 
    Cremated Dec 1971  Santa Maria Cemetery District, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Dec 1971  Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I244  Froom Genealogy | Saulsbury
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2018 

    Father Acel Harvey Froom,   b. 27 Feb 1869, Kemptville, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1941, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna Amelia Saulsbury,   b. 8 Oct 1873, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1958, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Nov 1894  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillian O. Myers,   b. 16 Oct 1910, Hardwick, Kings County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1995, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1938  Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Jan Darwin Froom
     2. Kim Ace Froom,   b. 7 Mar 1945, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 2017, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jan 1900 - Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Oct 1938 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - Dec 1971 - Santa Maria Cemetery District, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Dec 1971 - 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

    The Frooms
    The Frooms
    Some of the art/crafts of Gladys Froom Ketcham, Darrel Acel Froom and Randall Froom.
    Gladys did the painting of the tea pots and made the rugs.
    Darrell did all the copper work, made the items Gladys painted, painted the old man, and made the two chests.
    Randall did the aluminum spinning and was the proprietor of Froom Manufacturing Co.; maker of model airplane tanks and spinners.


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