According to Eichhorn, the Johannes Baumgärtner family was from Lützelsachsen and immigrated first to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1760. In 1763, they joined the migration to Russia.
The Baumgärtner family settled in the Volga German colony of Anton on 7 September 1764. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The immigration of German colonists to Denmark and their subsequent emigration to Russia in the years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Steinmeier, 2012): 343.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): An29.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 58.