Johann Faas (age 14) is recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 8 along with his mother and stepfather Daniel Tanz. His brother Georg is assumed to be recorded in Household No. 22.
- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 8).
- 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): Gm091, Gm123, Gm128.