Mary Elliot Fricker

1876–1944 (Age 68)
Georgetown, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Mary Elliot

When Mary Elliot Fricker was born in 1876, in Georgetown, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand, her father, Edward Fricker, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Bradford, was 20. She married Richard Meade in 1906, in Georgetown, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 15 November 1944, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Mary Elliot Fricker
Richard Meade
Marriage: 1906
Edward Richard Meade
Grace Mary Meade
Reuben John Meade

Spouse & Children

Georgetown, Waitaki, Otago, New Zealand


  • Edward Richard Meade


  • Grace Mary Meade


  • Reuben John Meade


Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Fricker


  • Sarah Bradford




  • Thomas Fricker


  • Female1876–1944Female

  • Elizabeth Jane Fricker


  • Mabel Annie Sarah Fricker


  • Arthur Edward Fricker


World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 11

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 17

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 20

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

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.

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