Michael Senger

Michael Senger History -as related to Mark Rabideau by Luise (Senger) Rabideau  (Michael’s grand daughter) Jan 2006

  • Michael was the husband of Adelgunde Kiehl- they married about 1868  near Jungfer/ Zeyer Westpreussen
    • Their marriage lasted about 55 years
    • They had thirteen children of whom seven children lived to adulthood and two were killed in World War 1.
  • Michael died on his son Richard’s farm in May of 1932 after being kicked by a horse at the age of 93. He was kicked in the head, suffered severe  (irreversible) paralysis and was euthanized, at his request, by the local doctor.
  • Michael and Adelgunde built the farm which Richard Senger worked in 1932.
  • Michael was a “Hofbesitzer” (Farm Owner) who was reputed to have relied on his wife Adelgunde’s ambition and business acumen for the family’s success.

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