When August Fromm was born on 2 June 1874, in Hortonville, Sullivan, New York, United States, his father, Frederick Fromm, was 35 and his mother, Ferina or Verona Schilling, was 39. He married Elizabeth H Hopkins on 11 April 1898. He lived in Delaware, Sullivan, New York, United States for about 25 years and Callicoon, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 21 August 1944, in Firemens Home, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hortonville, Sullivan, New York, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Egon, Fritz, Hilde, Kurt, Bernhard, Heinz.
German: nickname for an honorable man, from Middle High German vrum, vrom ‘capable, honorable, trustworthy’.
Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pious man, from German fromm ‘devout, pious’ (a later sense of the same word as in 1).