Johann Wilhelm Lautahl, a tailor (Schneider), his wife Maria Katharina, and children (Anna Maria, age 14; Georg Friedrich, age 6; Louisa Katharina, age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kraft in Household No. 60.
They had settled in Kraft on 18 August 1767.
Georg Lautahl is recorded on the 1798 census of Stephan in Household No. Sp02.
The 1767 census records that Johann Wilhelm Lautahl came from the German town of Berlin.
- 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): Sp02.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 409.