Johannes Engelmann, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), his wife Elisabeth, and children (Johann Wilhelm, age 14; Margaretha, age 10; Anna Eva, age 6; Heinrich Peter, age 3-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Laub in Household No. 31 along with stepson Johannes Flach (age 18). They had settled in Laub on 19 August 1767.
Daughter Maria Margaretha Engelmann, wife of Heinrich Dellos, is recorded on the 1798 census of Laub in Household No. Lb17.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Engelmann came from the German village of Reichenborn in the Nassau-Weilburg region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Engelmann family among the Volga German colonies.
- 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): Lb17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 27.