Kaspar Wagner, a baker (Bäcker), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 107 along with his new wife Margaretha Klein and sister-in-law Julianna (surname not recorded).
The 1767 census records that Kaspar Wagner came from the town of Vienna in Austria and that Margaretha Klein came from the German village of Schierstein near Usingen.
- 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): Ka119.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 299.