Indiana McCaslins

Joseph Friker (Fraker)Age: 78 years17951874

Joseph Friker (Fraker)
Birth August 30, 1795
Immigration January 3, 1818 (Age 22 years)
MarriageFrancina Gosser (Gasser)View this family
May 5, 1822 (Age 26 years)
Note: St Peter's Cathedral
Naturalization September 7, 1830 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
Sarah Ann Friker (Fraker)
October 30, 1832 (Age 37 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph HemphillSarah Ann Friker (Fraker)View this family
October 25, 1849 (Age 54 years)
Death of a daughterSarah Ann Friker (Fraker)
September 21, 1872 (Age 77 years)

Death July 4, 1874 (Age 78 years)
Burial after July 4, 1874
Note: Old Catholic Cemetery

St Peter's Cathedral


Old Catholic Cemetery

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Joseph Friker and Francina Gasser were married 4 May 1822 in St Peter's Cathedral, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware.

Naturalization Papers for Josef Fricker (Joseph Fraker Sr.) : Naturalization Petition: Be it remembered that at an adjourned District Court of the United States held at New Castle, for the District of Delaware, on the seventeenth day of September in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and thirty came into Court Joseph Fricker a Native of Switzerland and petitioned the Court to be admitted a Citizen of the United States of America, in conformity to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act to establish an uniform rule of Naturalization , and to repeal the"Acts heretofore passed on that subject." According to the Acts of Congress, in such case made and provided. And the said Joseph Fricker having exhibited to the Court a Certificate from the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware of the Declaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States made by him before a cort of record two years at least before his application agreeably to the act of Congress in such case provided which certificate is filed with the said petition, and the said Joseph Fricker having then proved in due form of Law in open Court by the oath of Samuel Harker a competent and disinterested witness. That the said Samuel Harker had known the said Petitioner for tweleve years and upwards, that during that period of time the said Joseph Fricker had been resident within the Limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States. And that he also resided with the Limits and under the jurisdiction fo the State of Delaware one year and upward of next preceding this application. That since the deponent had known the Petitioner, he had behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happinesss of the same. And further the said Joseph Fricker the Petitioner, having declared on oath before said court, that all and singular facts stated by him in his said Petition are true. And further that he would support the Constitution of the United States, and that he did absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all alligiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or sovereignty whatever, and particularly to the Republic of Switzerland of whom he was heretofore a citizen. And having renounced any hereditary title, order of nobility, if any such he may have borne in the Republic aforesaid, from whence he came: he the said Joseph Fricker was accordingly admitted then and there by the said Court to become a Citizen, pursuant to the provisions of the Acts of Congress aforesaid.