Mathias Louis Fricker

1867–1943 (Age 75)
Freemansburg, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mathias Louis

When Mathias Louis Fricker was born on 12 December 1867, in Freemansburg, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann John Fricker, was 40 and his mother, Eva Weitzel, was 33. He married Mary Emily Miller on 11 October 1890, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. In 1897, at the age of 30, his occupation is listed as bucketmaker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 12 March 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cheltenham Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Mathias Louis Fricker
Mary Emily Miller
Marriage: 11 October 1890
Elizabeth Frances Fricker
Joseph Gerald Fricker
John Valentine Fricker Sr.
Charles Alfonse Fricker
Henry Peter Fricker
Frank William Fricker
Marie Elizabeth "Lillian" Fricker
Anna Theresa Fricker

Spouse & Children

11 October 1890
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Johann John Fricker


  • Eva Weitzel




  • Joseph W. Fricker


  • Genevieve "Jenny" Fricker


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  • Charles Jacob Fricker


  • John Fricker


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • Mathais Fricker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Morris Fricker in household of John Fricker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mathias Fricker in household of John Fricker, "United States Census, 1880"

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