Wilhelm Steinmetz is recorded on the 1767 census of Straub in Household No. 42 along with the Matthias Bäcker family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Bäcker and Steinmetz families.
The 1798 census of Neu-Kolonie records Wilhelm Steinmetz in Household No. Nk33.
The 1767 census does not record from where Wilhelm Steinmetz came.
There do not appear to be any surviving male descendants of this Steinmetz family.
- 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): Nk33.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 239.