Johannes Stephan Lüttig, son of Georg Michael & Apollonia Lüttig, was baptized on 27 December 1742 in Weitersweiler, Kurpfalz (today in Kreis Kirchheimbolanden in Bavaria). He married there on 16 January 1764 to Anna Agnes Glas, daughter of Jordan Glas. She died in January 1765 and was buried in Weitersweiler on 11 January 1765 before they had been married for even a year.
Stephan immigrated to Russia, arriving in the colony of Volmer on 18 July 1767, where he is recorded in Household No. 21 along with a new wife, Katharina, and newborn son Johannes.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Vm13.
- Parish records of Weitersweiler – LDS Film No. 488310.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 289.