Michael Krey Sensenig

Male18 May 1723–10 October 1801

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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  • Marriage
    about 1748Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 53

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


    Age 53

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

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 63

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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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