I can't remember that source, whether it's Beer's 1884 History of Erie CO, or Nelson Biographical History of Erie (1890's), but I came across these names as I am trying to link the Nick family with some research I'm doing.
"William F. Nick, druggist, b. Germany Sept 6 1845, son of G.F.W. and Louise (Teuber)Nick. (Mr GFW, SR was also a druggist in Germany.), emigrated 1848, to Erie City in 1849. Wm. in business since 1859 on Scott Block (10th & State ST.) The business was established in 1862, formerly W.F. & H.C. Nick; since 1883, run by Wm. F. Nick who graduated pharmacy school in NY.Married 1868 to Mathilda K. C. VonBuseck (dau of Frederich of Erie CO.)Children: Ida, Louise, William, Rachel.
Also, I have run into: 1880 Census, Greene Twp, Erie CO Wm. Nick age 46,Sarah age 40, Mary A. age 15, Annie age 8, Sarah age 4.
ALSO, Charles Nick, farmer, age 50, Maria, age 38, Ida 13, Anna 12, Bennie 11, Lizzie, 9, Willie 8, John 6, Thersa 3, Cecila 2.