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,(…)
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 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.
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It was 1949 and “love was in the air.” Fred Rabideau and Luise Senger wanted to get married, but a war was just ended (~4 years before). Security was tight, rules were strict, and Luise was older than Fred. So what were they to do? Well as it turns out, there was a mountain of(…)
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, einst Bauer in Westpreußen, feierte 90. Geburtstag [singlepic id=2148 w=320 h=240 float=right] 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(…)
ZUM GEDENKEN [singlepic id=3703 w=320 h=240 float=left] [singlepic id=3704 w=320 h=240 float=right] 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.(…)
Michael Senger History -as related to Mark Rabideau by Luise (Senger) Rabideau (Michael’s grand daughter) Jan 2006 [singlepic id=2095 w=160 h=120 float=center] 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(…)
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(…)
This page is under development; research is on-going Note: additional source materials are currently being obtained. 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(…)
This page is under development; research is on-going Note: additional source materials are currently being obtained. [singlepic id=2090 w=160 h=120 float=center] 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(…)
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(…)