Christian Frick

Brief Life History of Christian

When Christian Frick was born on 12 April 1794, in Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Christian Herr Frick, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Herr, was 24. He married Elizabeth Long in 1818. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Amherst, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States for about 35 years. He died on 27 March 1885, in Amherst, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Williamsville Cemetery, Williamsville, Amherst, Erie, New York, United States.

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Christian Frick
Elizabeth Long
Marriage: 1818
Anna Long Frick

Sources (8)

  • Christian Frick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Christian Frick, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Christian Frick, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


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Established in 1818

Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of the Low German variants of the personal name Friedrich .

Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named in the Swiss canton Aargau.

English: nickname from Middle English frik, frike (Old French frique, frisque) ‘brisk, lively, vigorous’. Compare modern English dialect frick ‘to move briskly’ and frig ‘to wriggle’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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