1819 – 1899
Widow of the late Lawrence Fick, died at her home on Monkey Run on the evening of January 14th, age 78 years. Deceased was born in Munheim, Germany, and came to Pomeroy 60 years ago, when she married Mr. Fick and resided there until the time of her death. She was the mother of 15 children, 12 of whom are living; Mrs. George Ohlinger, of Haydenville, Ohio; Jacob Fick, of Chester township; Mrs. Wm. Guinther, of Pomeroy; John Fick, of Glouster; Wm. Fick, of Middleport; Mrs. John Greuser, of Minersville; Mrs. Nicholes Ruschel of Cecil, Pa. Deceased has a brother in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and one in Colorado, and a sister, Mrs. John Theiss, in Zanesville. She leaves 71 grandchildren and 69 great-grand children. The funeral took place from St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran church, yesterday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. Rose officiating, burial at Beech Grove. Those from a distance to attend the funeral were Mrs. Ohlinger, of Haydenville; John Fick, of Glouster; Conrad Fick, of Cecil, and Mrs. Theiss, of Zanesville.
Taken from “The leader” of Pomeroy, Ohio – Jan 19, 1899, edition…
Elizabeth Fick b. 07 March 1820 Mannheim, Germany, died at Monkey Run (lower end of Pomeroy) on 14 Jan., 1899. She came to the U.S. in 1838 and stopped at Nye’s Landing. She married in 1840 to Lawrence Fick, who died June, 1892. Sixteen children were born to them – 12 of whom survive: Mrs. George Ohlinger, Haydenville, Ohio; Mrs. William Ginther, Pomeroy, Ohio; Jacob Fick, Chester, Ohio; John Fick Glouster, Ohio; Mrs. John Grueser, Minersville, Ohio; William Fick, Middleport, Ohio; Mrs. Nick Ruschel, Cecil, Pa; Philip Fick, Pomeroy, Ohio; Conrad Fick, Cecil, Pa; Mrs. Jacob Meier, Pomeroy, Ohio; George Fick, Pomeroy, Ohio; Mrs Joseph Ruschel, Cecil, Pa. There are 71 grandchildren and 69 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the German Methodist Episcopal Church where she was the 2nd oldest member. She is buried in Beech Grove Cemetery.
1818 – 1892
“The Tribune” – June 15, 1892
Sunday morning Lawrence Fick an aged and respected citizen of the Fourth Ward passed away. The immediate cause of death being a severe attack of asthma. Deceased was born in Appau, Bavaria, Germany, August 10, 1818, and came to America in June 1838. He had lived in Pomeroy about 54 years. May 27, 1839, he was married to Elizabeth Goeglein of Chester this county, still survives. To them were born 15 children of whom 12 are living. Deceased leaves 68 grand children and 28 great grandchildren. Funeral took place yesterday the 14th. Burial was in Beech Grove Cemetery.
1845 – 1904
“Pomeroy Democrat Weekly” Oct 13, 1904 Front page
Jacob Fick Dead
Jacob Fick, of Chester township, brother of
George, Philip and Wm. Fick of this city, died Sunday at his home beyond
Chester from the effect of cancer on his face which has given him much
trouble for the past year.
“Pomeroy Tribune-Telegraph” Oct 1904
Jacob Fick, a prominent farmer of Chester township, died at 4 o’clock Sunday evening, after a lingering illness of cancer of the face. He was 60 years of age and leaves a wife and a large family of grown children. He was an old soldier, a member of the First West Virginia Cavalry. He is a brother to William Fick, of Middleport, and to George Fick of this city, who is Trustee of Salisbury township. The funeral services were held Wednesday at ten o’clock at his late residence conducted by Rev. Klindworth of this city. His internment took place in the Mound cemetery.
“Pomeroy Leader Weekly” Oct 1904
John Fick and George Ohlinger arrived here Monday from Murray City to attend the funeral of the former’s father Jacob Fick, Wednesday, at Chester.
Unknown Pomeroy Paper Chester News Item
Jacob Fick, who has been a great sufferer from bone cancer of the right cheek, died Sunday evening.