When Wallace Simon Krick was born on 29 March 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Wilson Walborn Krick, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ann Batdorf, was 18. He married Maggie Haak on 5 March 1898, in Myerstown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 21 May 1921, in Jackson Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Tulpehocken Trinity Ucc Cemetery, Millardsville, Jackson Township, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States.
probably an altered form of Krich, a dialect plural of Krug ‘pitcher, jug’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such vessels.
variant of Krück nickname for someone who walked with a crutch, from Krick ‘crutch’, dialect form of Krücke, see Kruck 3.