Matilda Fricker

1877–1954 (Age 77)
Thames, New Zealand

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Fricker was born on 16 February 1877, in Thames, New Zealand, her father, Walter Fricker, was 36 and her mother, Frances Jane Hampton, was 37. She died on 24 May 1954, in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, at the age of 77.

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Walter Fricker
Frances Jane Hampton
Edmond Osborne Fricker
Walter Hampton Fricker
Charles Robert Fricker
Catherine Frances Fricker
Matilda Fricker
Frederick William Fricker
Herbet James Fricker
Harry Ernest Fricker
Isabel Louise Fricker

Parents & Siblings

  • Walter Fricker


  • Frances Jane Hampton




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World Events (7)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 10

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 16

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Age 30

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

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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