Mary Catharine Fricker

1769–
West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Catharine

When Mary Catharine Fricker was born on 15 August 1769, in West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Antoni Fricker, was 38 and her mother, Margaretha Catherine Weiser, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Antoni Fricker
1731–1796
Margaretha Catherine Weiser
1734–1781
Anthony Fricker
1758–1821
Peter Fricker
1760–
Anna Margaret Fricker
1762–1823
Henry George Fricker
1766–
Catharine Elizabeth Fricker
1767–
Mary Catharine Fricker
1769–
John Frederic Fricker
1771–
Thomas Fricker
1773–

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 7

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 7

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 31

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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 (1)

  • M. Catharine Fricker, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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