Simon Ludwig, a linen weaver (Leineweber), and his wife Maria are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 42.
It is not known in which colony they settled.
The 1767 census records that Simon Ludwig came from the German village of Aschaffenburg.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Ludwig family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 204.