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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Michael Krey Sensenig
Magdalena Grabiel Wenger
Marriage: about 1748
Jacob W. Sensenich
Christian Wenger Sensenig
Michael Wenger Sensenig
John W Sensenig
Mary Magdalena Wenger Sensenig

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  • Michael Krey Sensenig, "Find A Grave Index"
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Historical Boundaries: 1728: Chester, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1729: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


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


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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