Biography of Daniel Frick
Hancock County, OH Biographies

DANIEL FRICK, farmer, P. 0. Van Buren, was born May 3, 1828, in Westmoreland County, Penn His parents, Daniel and Catherine (Miller) Frick, were also natives of the same place, the former a farmer and blacksmith. Daniel Frick, Sr., had a brother, George, who served in the war of 1812. Their father. George Frick, a German by birth, died of scarlet fever in New Orleans, where he, in company with a man named Hannah, had taken a flat boat loaded with flour. The father of our subject was twice married. His first wife (the mother of our subject) bore him nine children - Mary, John. George, Lucinda, Daniel. Delilah, David, Jacob and Abraham, all of whom are still living. His second wife also bore him nine children, of whom six are still living: Catherine, Jane, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Luther and Joseph. David. of the first family, and Isaiah, of the second family, served in the late war of the Rebellion. Daniel Frick Sr., came to this county in the spring of 1855, and died the following fall. The subject of this sketch came to this county in 1856, and engaged in the mercantile trade. He was, however, a miller by occupation, and, in 1861, he purchased a flouring mill (which is still standing in Van Buren, unused) and operated it for several years. In 1871 he bought a farm of 160 acres of land, north of Van Buren, which he still owns, and on which he resided until last spring, when he moved to Van Buren, having purchased a store building and residence combined. Mr. Frick has long been a member of the I. O. O. F., belonging at present to Haywood Lodge, No. 333. In politics he is a Republican. He was united in marriage, November 6. 1851, with Esther Dinsmore a daughter of John Dinsmore. a farmer of Westmoreland County, Penn., and two children have been born to this union, both now deceased.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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