Philipp Wagner, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth Katharina, and children (Heinrich, age 16; Anna Elisabeth, age 13; Elisabeth Katharina, age 10; Maria Elisabeth, age 7; Johann Melchior, age 5; Heinrich Jakob, age 2) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Engel Rafael under the command of Skipper Konstadt.
Philipp Wagner, his wife Elisabeth Katharina, and children (Heinrich, age 17; Anna Elisabeth, age 14; Elisabeth Katharina, age 11½; Anna Elisabeth, age 8; Heinrich Jakob, age 3; Sophia Elisabeth, age ¼) are recorded on the 1767 census of Urbach in Household No. 41. They had settled there on 3 July 1767.
The 1767 census records that Philipp Wagner came from the German village of Busecker Tal in the Darmstadt region.
- 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): Ur10.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 279.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #3492.