I am searching for Fickes Line also., Are you aware of a book titles, Adam and Susan Fickas(fickes) by Viva Freeman? Viva has researched the Fickes line, out of Germany, with alot settling in Penn, Iowa, I think this book could be found in the LDS(Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Genealogy library. Headquarters in Salt Lake City Ut. However, you might be near a Library in your vecinity. I have quite a bit copied from the book, but can't connect to my line. Would you like to have copies of what I have.?