Nikolaus Jäger, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and daughter [perhaps his sister] Anna Maria (age 12) are recorded on the 1767 census of Hölzel in Household No. 32. They had settled there on 11 September 1767.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Jäger came from the German village of Gerlinheim [?] in the Trier region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Jäger family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 116.