Sebastian Stang, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and daughter Magdalena (age ½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Volmer in Household No. 37. They had settled there on 18 July 1767.
The children of Sebastian Stang are recorded on the 1798 census of Volmer in Household No. Vm10.
The 1767 census records that Sebastian Stang came from the German village of Gernsheim in the Kurmainz region.
- 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): Vm10.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 291.