Johann Jakob Benzler (age 5) is recorded on the 1767 census of Warenburg in Household No. 11 along with his sister and brother-in-law Melchior Lang.
In 1788, Johann Jakob Benzel [sic] moved from Warenburg to Dinkel.
The 1767 census does not record from where Johann Jakob Benzler came.
- 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): Dn27, Mv2977.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 323.