Martin Kagel, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), settled in the Volga German colony of Shcherbakovka on 15 June 1765. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 9 along with his new wife, Maria Dorothea.
The 1767 census records that Martin Kagel came from the German town of Königsberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 247.