Johann Adam Engelstädter, a cloth weaver (Tuchweber), and his wife Elisabeth Wagner settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 38.
Widower Adam Engelstädter is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka046.
The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Engelstädter came from the German village of Wasselheimburg in the Strassburg region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this 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): Ka046.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 284.