There are 2 Sauer families recorded in the Volga German colony of Schönchen. Their relationship to each other, if any, needs further research.
(1) In 1790, Jakob Sauer moved from Schönchen to Luzern. Jakob Sauer from Schönchen and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Luzern in Household No. Lz30.
(2) Heinrich Sauer and his wife are recorded on the 1798 census of Schönchen in Household No. Sn01.
- 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): Lz30, Sn01, Mv2618.