Friedrich Lang, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 10 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 62.
Georg Lang from Kaneau and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Mariental in Household No. Mt13.
The 1767 census records that Friedrich Lang came from the German region of Hannover.
- 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): Kn06, Mt13.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 257.