Willam Fickle's father, Benjamin Fickle was the son Of Joesph Fickle, whose father was Benjamin Fickle. Benjamin came from Germany. The west side of the Rhine River. Palantine area. He came Philadelphia Sept 23, 1734 on board the galley ship "Hope". I have a copy of his signature when he swore allegence to the country at the Philadelphia court house. My information comes from the Family History Library, Salt Lake. Going again in March, through Elderhostel. Benjamin was my Grandfather (7).