Johann Peter Stielgenbauer was born in approximately 1791. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Schwab. He is recorded there on the 1834 Census of Schwab in Household No. 98, on the 1850 Census of Schwab in Household No. 109, and on the 1857 Census of Schwab in Household No. 109 along with a note that he had died there in 1853.
- 1834 Census of Schwab.
- 1850 Census of Schwab.
- 1857 Census of Schwab.
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.