Anton Baumtrog, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Maria Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Leitsinger on 19 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 57.
Following the destruction of Leitsinger, they reloated to the colony of Neu-Kolonie where son Michael is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Nk24.
The 1767 census records that Anton Baumtrog came from the German village of Sankt Jacob.
- 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): Nk24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 73.