When Ida Scherrer was born on 23 June 1877, in Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, her father, August Johann Henrich Scherrer, was 36 and her mother, Sophia Schoof, was 34. She married Peter Frisk on 1 January 1898, in Cass, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in West End Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States in 1910 and Freeman Township, Richland, North Dakota, United States in 1920. She died on 23 July 1929, in McLeod, Ransom, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 52.
German: variant of Scherer .
Swiss German: occupational name for a barber, especially the health related part of that profession.