Johann Konrad Waligantz was born in approximately 1792, probably in France. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt.
He is recorded on the 1834 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 330. His death in 1850 is recorded on the 1850 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 436.
- 1834 Katharinenstadt Census.
- 1850 Katharinenstadt Census.
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.