Jakob Michel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Näb in Households No. Nb20 & Nb29.
The death of Jakob Michel in 1822 is recorded on the 1834 census of Näb in Household No. 64.
- 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): Nb20, Nb29.