Philipp Wasen, a farmer, and his wife Appolonia are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits that is appended to the 1767 census in Household No. 86 along with a note that they settled in the Volga German colony of Ober-Monjou in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Philipp Wasen came from the German village of Bensheim [?].
There are no known surviving male lines of this Wasen family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 366.