Maria Fricker

1874–1944 (Age 69)
Wehr, Schopfheim, Lörrach, Baden, Germany

The Life of Maria

Maria Fricker was born on 10 December 1874, in Wehr, Schopfheim, Lörrach, Baden, Germany as the daughter of Hubert Fricker and Karolina Merkle. She died on 7 February 1944, at the age of 69.

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Hubert Fricker
Karolina Merkle
Maria Fricker

Parents & Siblings

  • Hubert Fricker


  • Karolina Merkle




World Events (3)


Age 16

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Age 40

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I.
1914 · Germany declares war on Russia

Age 40

On August 1, 1914, Germany declared war on Russia, sparking World War I. This would not be the last time Germany caused a world war. After the Allies defeated Germany, they signed the Treaty of Versailles.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle English frik(i)en ‘to move briskly or nimbly’ (from Old English frician ‘to dance’).2 Swiss and German: variant of Frick 2.3 German and Swiss German: habitational name for someone from the Frick valley in Baden.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Maria Fricker, "Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898"

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