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
Pg. 573 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.