Title: History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania: including its early settlement and progress to the present time ; a description of its historic and interesting localities ; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history ; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests, improvements, resources, statistics, etc. ; also, biographies of many of its representative citizens
Author: Cushing, Thomas, b. 1821
HENRY FRICKE, gardener, post office Carrick, was born Feb. 26, 1843, in Amt Aucte, Hanover, Germany, son of C. FRICKE and DOROTHEA (MORHOF) FRICKE, also natives of the above-named place. They came to America in 1870, and settled in Allegheny County. They were members of the Lutheran Church; had eleven children, of whom only three are now living: MRS. SOPHIA TILMAN, HENRY and FERDINAND. The parents died here. Our subject was educated in Germany, and, coming to America in 1868, was a huckster for 16 years, and very successful. He now owns a farm of 25 acres, also property in town, and is a self-made man in every respect. His wife is LOUISE EISEBERG, an old schoolmate of his, and they have two children: WILLIE J. and MAGGIE. MR. and MRS. FRICKE are members of the Lutheran Church, in which he has filled several offices; he is a republican.
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