Mary C. Fricker

1866–1947 (Age 81)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary C.

When Mary C. Fricker was born on 21 April 1866, in Illinois, United States, her father, Leopold Fricker, was 32 and her mother, Fredolina Damm, was 33. She married George Wright on 22 December 1887, in Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Chesterfield, Macoupin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years and Medora, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 28 December 1947, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Mary C. Fricker
George Wright
Marriage: 22 December 1887
Selina A. Wright
Edward T. Wright
Vera Wright

Spouse & Children

  • Female1866–1947Female

  • George Wright


22 December 1887
Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States


  • Selina A. Wright


  • Edward T. Wright


  • Female1895–1973Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Leopold Fricker


  • Fredolina Damm




World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 5

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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)

  • Mary Wright in household of Selina Chism, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Wright in household of George Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Wright in household of George Wright, "United States Census, 1910"

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