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Frieda Senger- Post WW2 Gulag

As the Russians invaded West Prussia near the end of World War 2, they rounded up abled bodied Germans to ‘work’ a slave labor in their Gulags.  These ‘unlucky’ Germans (some three million) were shipped by train to forced labor camps in the far East.  Frieda Senger, along with her friend and neighbor, Edith Ebel,(…)

Gulag Perm-36

Although, we now know with certainty that Frieda Senger was not interned in Perm-36 Gulag; it does represent a Gulag proximate to her location.  The photos in this article represent a good approximation of the Gulags in Chelyabinsk. Frieda Senger spent 2 and one half years starting in 1945 in the Gulags. Somehow, she was(…)

Zacharie Cloutier

Zacharie Cloutier was born on  February 2, 1589, in St. Jean, Perche, France; the son of Denis Cloutier and Renee Briere.  His mother died on May 1, 1608, and his father then married Jeanne Rahir-Gaultier on November 3 of the same year. A carpenter by trade, Zacharie’s interest in the ‘New World’ began early.  When(…)

Senger Family

The Senger family had lived in Kreis Grosses Werder area of West Prussia since at least the late 1600′s. Both 20th Century World Wars took a heavy toll on the entire ‘clan’.  Many family members and all the Senger lands and possessions were either destroyed or taken. The those who were not killed in the(…)

Richard Senger -90th Birthday

Richard Senger, einst Bauer in Westpreußen, feierte 90. Geburtstag Schwifting(m). Schnittblumen, Blumen­schalen, köstliche Getränke und weitere Prä­sente schmücken das Wohnzimmer im Hause ‘der Familie Senger in der Schwiftinger Sied­lung. Vor wenigen Tagen feierte der „Se­nior” des Hauses, Opa Richard Senger, sei­nen 90. Geburtstag. Anlaß genug für dieMitbürgerschaft, um Schwiftings derzeit altesten Mitbürger zu ehren und(…)

Willi Wedhorn

ZUM GEDENKEN Nachname:            Wedhorn Vorname:            Willi Dienstgrad:            Unteroffizier Geburtsdatum:            26.03.1923 Geburtsort: Todes-/Vermisstendatum:        15.04.1945 Todesort: Willi Wedhorn ruht auf der Kriegsgräberstätte in Futa-Pass (Italien). Endgrablage: Block 8 Grab 754 Nähere Informationen zu diesem Friedhof erhalten Sie hier. Information on the battle in which Willi died may be(…)

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(…)

Luise Senger -Documents

Luise Senger Military Service- as related to Mark Rabideau by Luise (Senger) Rabideau in Dec. 2005 Luise was a Lt. in the Deutsche Luftwaffe during WWII She served in Berlin and other German Air Force bases January 14, 1945 she departed Fliegerhorst Bromberg transferred to Luftgau Kommando VII Muenchen. Issued release papers for all those(…)

Hermann Recht

Johann Hermann Recht History -this is an account that has evolved significantly from what began as an oral history related to Mark Rabideau by Luise (Senger) Rabideau (Hermann Recht’s grand daughter) on 9 Jan 2006; today this history is augmented with numerous additions and amendments from Mark Rabideau’s subsequent research as well as family information(…)

Erich Recht

ZUM GEDENKEN Name: Erich Recht Dienstgrad: Gefreiter geboren: 12.02.1924, Tattamischken Truppenteil: 1./Pi. 198 Erkennungsmarke: -1-Marsch Komp.Eisb.Pi.Ers.Btl.4 Todestag: 09.09.1944 Todesort: Raum Vallecchio Bestattet: Gem.Montecolombo-Ca Menghino/Forli Feldgrab Umgebettet nach: Futa-Pass / Italien Block: 48 Grab: 815 821 Futa-Pass ist die größte deutsche Ehrenstätte des Zweiten Weltkrieges in Italien, auf der über 30 660 deutsche Gefallene ihre letzte(…)

Egon Recht

ZUM GEDENKEN Nachname:            Recht Vorname:            Egon Dienstgrad: Geburtsdatum:            23.09.1922 Geburtsort: Todes-/Vermisstendatum:        01.07.1944 Vermißtort/Todesort:            Mittelabschnitt Nach den uns vorliegenden Informationen ist die o. g. Person seit 01.07.1944 vermißt. In einem Gedenkbuch haben wir den Namen und die persönlichen Daten des Obengenannten verzeichnet. Sie können gern einen Auszug(…)

Albert Senger

ZUM GEDENKEN Nachname:     Senger Vorname:     Albert Dienstgrad:     Reservist Geburtsdatum:     27.05.1888 Geburtsort:     Zeyervorderkampen Todes-/Vermisstendatum:     03.12.1914 Todes-/Vermisstenort: Albert Senger ruht auf der Kriegsgräberstätte in Noyers-Pont-Maugis (Frankreich). Endgrablage: Block B Grab 2148 Nähere Informationen zu diesem Friedhof erhalten Sie hier. Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V. Bundesgeschäftsstelle Pressereferat Werner-Hilpert-Straße 2 D 34112 Kassel Telefon   (…)

Adolf Senger

Adolf Senger was the tenth (10th) of Michael Senger’s and Adelgunde Kiel’s 13 children.  He was the second of their sons to give his life in World War 1. Based upon the small amount of information available in the “Deutsche Verlustlisten”, I believe my great uncle fought with: The 75.Infanterie-Brigade 1. Masurisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 146(…)

Adelgunde Senger (geboren Kiehl)

This page is under development; research is on-going Note: additional source materials are currently being obtained. Adelgunde Kiehl History -as related to Mark Rabideau by Luise (Senger) Rabideau  (Aledgunde’s grand daughter) Jan 2006 She was born to a family of barge owners (the Kiehl’s)– her birth record we know her birth to have been on(…)

Andre Robidou

Christening: 1640 Ste Marie, Galice, Burgos, Spain Burial: 1 Apr 1678 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Summary for Andre Robidou dit L’Espagnol Came to St. Lambert, LaPrairie, Quebec in 1670. Andre was part Spanish and of dark complection and was sometimes called the Spaniard. The 1666 census for the town of Quebec shows Andre as a sailor(…)

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