Peter Wagner, a farmer, and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 5 March 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 52.
The 1767 census records that Peter Wagner came from the German village of Raitersaich.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 287.