Michael Krey Sensenig

Brief Life History of Michael Krey

When Michael Krey Sensenig was born on 18 May 1723, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Sensenig, was 31 and his mother, Maria Barbara Krey, was 31. He married Magdalena Grabiel Wenger about 1748, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 October 1801, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in New Holland, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Krey Sensenig
1723–1801
Magdalena Grabiel Wenger
1729–1787
Marriage: about 1748
Jacob W. Sensenich
1751–1803
Christian Wenger Sensenig
1757–1831
Michael Wenger Sensenig
1759–1806
John W Sensenig
1764–1826
Mary Magdalena Wenger Sensenig
1766–1800

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  • Michael Krey Sensenig, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Michael Sensenig on WikiTree
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World Events (5)

1728

Historical Boundaries: 1728: Chester, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1729: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Sinzenich: habitational name from a place so named near Cologne. Compare Senseney and Sensenich .

History: This is the name of a Swiss Mennonite family, found mainly in PA, especially in Lancaster County. Their progenitors were brothers Jacob and Christian Sensenig, who came to PA from Switzerland in the early 18th century. However, the surname Sinzenich does not originate in Switzerland and is no longer found there.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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