Hi Mary Here is what I have on JACOB FICKES, b. 26 Oct 1785 to Isaac Fickes (1749-1827) and Rachel Asper (1752-1824) in Huntington Twp, Adams Co, PA,christened on 20 Aug 1786.Married Rosanna LINGENFELTER.Died 17 Apr 1848 buried on Moses Farm, King TWP, Bedford Co, PA.
Rosanna Lingenfelter born 1794 died 1868, parents GEORGE A LINGENFELTER and MARGARET DIVELY (1764-1842) all from Germany then Hagerstown Maryland then PA. Sister of Rosanna is CATHERINE LINGERFELTER (1786-1827) married Jacob FICKES' brother, SOLOMON FICKES (1782-1861).
Bedford Co and Somerset Co has some historical societies that you could contact, the FICKES family has been in this region since 1700 and some relatives still remain as well as the old burial grounds on the FICKES FARM. Also check the LDS familysearch site, there are lots of FICKES families at site plus at the LDS library archives. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any other info. Liz Lovell