Marguerite Fricker

1810–1883 (Age 73)
Niederseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Marguerite

When Marguerite Fricker was born on 5 January 1810, in Niederseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, her father, Georg Fricker, was 29 and her mother, Margaretha Ehrismann, was 25. She married Martin Sauer on 7 February 1832, in Niederseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Adams Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 29 May 1883, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Adamsville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Marguerite Fricker
Martin Sauer
Marriage: 7 February 1832
John Sauer
John Sauer
Martin Sauer
Marguerite Sauer
Michel Sauer
George Sauer
Sarah Salome Sauer
Caroline Sauer

Spouse & Children

7 February 1832
Niederseebach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France


  • Male1832–1832Male

  • Male1834–1854Male

  • Marguerite Sauer


  • Michel Sauer


  • Male1841–1929Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Georg Fricker


  • Margaretha Ehrismann




  • Madeleine Fricker


  • Female1810–1883Female

  • Salomé Fricker


World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Margaret Sauer in household of Martin Sauer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret Faber in entry for George Sauer, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Margaret Fricker in entry for Margaret Gerber, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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