Stephan Preisel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Hummel in Household No. Hm21 along with a note that his brother Joachim had gone to the Caucasus in 1786, but had returned.
In 1786, Nikolaus Preisel moved from Hummel to Schwed.
Nikolaus Preisel and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Stahl am Karman in Household No. Sk41.
- 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): Hm21, Sk41, Mv1033.