Johann Heinrich Frick was born 25 March 1733 in Nidda, Hesse, Germany. His lineage can be traced back to Walther Frick, born about 1680 in Nidda, the father of Johannes Frick, a baker, who married Juliana Ruppel in 1724.
Johann Heinrich Frick and his wife Anna Margaretha Erck, born 4 July 1727 to Johann Christoph Erck & Anna Margaretha Runck, arrived in Frank in 1767. His family is recorded on the 1767 census of Frank in Household #78.
- Parish Records of Nidda (LDS Film #1146234).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 431.
- Pleve, Igor. Frick Family Chart.