Jakob Träger, a farmer, and his wife Maria are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 21.
Widower Jakob Träger his daughter and son-in-law Karl Niederheim are recorded on the 1798 census of Schaffhausen in Household No. Sh16.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Träger came from the German village of Kronshausen [?] in the Darmstadt region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Träger family among the Volga German colonies.
- 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): Sh16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 356.