Michael Wagner, a farmer, his wife Maria, and children (Martin, age 12; Andreas, age 10; Michael, age 8; Johanna, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
Michael Wagner, his wife Elisabeth, and children (Martin, age 13; Andreas, age 10; Michael, age 8; Rosine, age 4) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that wife Elisabeth died en route.
Johann Martin Wagner (age 12) and his sister Rosine (age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 1 along with their stepfather Johann Gottfried Koch.
Orphan Johann Michael Wagner (age 8) is recorded on the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 7 along with Christoph Reisegerste and his wife. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Wagner and Reisegerste families.
Martin Wagner from Boisroux is recorded on the 1798 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka073.
The 1767 census does not record from where these Wagner children came.
- 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): Ka073.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 139,141.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #1296.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #0620-0625.