Johann Gottlieb Stahlbaum, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Dorothea, and their daughter Anna Eleonora settled in the Volga German colony of Fischer on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.
Martin Stahlbaum, believed to be the son of Johann Gottlieb Stahlbaum, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Fischer in Household No. Fs31.
Martin Stahlbaum and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Fischer in Household No. 3.
The 1767 census records that Johann Gottlieb Stahlbaum came from the German region of Marienwerder in Prussia.
- 1834 Fischer Census (Household No. 3).
- 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): Fs31.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 413.