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.
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.
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