The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Sketches of Madison County, Nebraska - Madison.
Herman Fricke, wines and liquors, is a native of Hanover. In 1861, came to McHenry County, Ill.; engaged in farming. In 1863, came to Richardson County, Neb.; also engaged in farming. In 1880, he removed to Madison, and engaged in his present business. Married, in 1866, Johannah Ruegge, of Hanover. They have eight children--three sons and five daughters.
Source: Historical and Biographical Sketches of Madison County, Nebraska - Madison