Widower Adam Wagner, a farmer, and his daughter Katharina Elisabeth (age 18) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 67. They had settled there on 23 July 1767.
The 1798 census of Beauregard records Adam Wagner from Kaneau in Household No. Bo06.
The 1767 census records that Adam Wagner came from the German village of Werkel in the Hessen region.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Bo06.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 258.