- Carl Franz Anton Friderici of Herzfeld, Westfalen, Germany. He would have been born before or about 1725. He first married Anna Gertrud Schulte on 2 May 1746, and with her had two children. She died 24 January 1749 at Herzfeld. On 29 July of that that year, he married Anna Maria Elise Mesches (or Meschede), and with her he had five more children. Carl and Elise were my fifth great-grandparents.
- Maria Clara Friderici, who was born at Herzfeld 21 December 1755. She married Joan Herman Meÿer on 17 November 1778 at Herzfeld. Joan and Maria were my fourth great-grandparents.
Christening records of other children born to Carl and Elizabeth Friderici show her maiden name as Meschede.
Katholische Kirche Herzfeld (Herzfeld, Kr. Beckum, Westfalen, Germany). Birth, marriage & death registers. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL microfilm 871723 & 871724. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.