Johann Georg Stappar, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 65.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Stappar came from the German region of Hannover.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 190.