Orphan Philipp Ludwig (age 16) is recorded on the 1767 census of Philippsfeld in Household No. 9 along with the Bernhard Wilhelm family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Ludwig and Wilhelm families.
The 1767 census does not record from Where Philipp Ludwig came.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Ludwig family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 405.