August Wunderlich, a farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 16 June 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 92 with a note that he relocated to the colony of Schäfer in 1768.
The 1767 census records that August Wunderlich came from the German village of Neuburg in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 118.