In 1775, widow Magdalena Engel and her children moved from Zug to Wittmann.
Anton Engel from Zug, his family, and his brothers are recorded on the 1798 census of Wittmann in Household No. Wm29. Notes on this census record that Anton's brother Peter Engel is working in Ober-Monjou and that brother Christoph Engel is working in Katharinenstadt.
- 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): Wm29, Mv3055.