Johannes Wagner, son of Johann Conrad Wagner and Anna Maria Müller, was born 23 December 1723 in Langgöns, Hessen, Germany. His lineage is traced to Baltzer Wagner who was born there in 1620/1630.
Johannes Wagner married Anna Margaretha Burbach in Rendel, Germany, on 16 May 1752. They and six of their children, Eva, Christina, Johannes, Johann Phillip, Johann Conrad, and Sebastian, immigrated to Russia.
Johannes Wagner and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Frank in Household #85.
- 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): Fk022, Fk078, Fk084.
- Parish records of Langgöns.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 432.
- Pleve, Igor. Wagner Ancestral Chart.
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