Michael Zahn, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and sons (Joseph, age 12; Johann Jakob, age 9; Johann Anton, age 3) are recorded on the 1767 census of Susannental in Household No. 8. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Michael Zahn came from the village of Saseriegen [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 260.