Valentin Müller, son of Johann Müller (a linenweaver from Lauterbach) & Anna Margaretha Weitz, was baptized on 21 May 1766 in St. Jakob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.
Anna Margaretha [Müller], widow of a craftsman (Handwerker), and her children (Maria Rosina, age 6; Johann Valentin, age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwed in Household No. 24.
In 1788, Valentin Müller moved from Schwed to Stahl am Karaman where he is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Sk17.
Rosina Müller is recorded on the 1798 census of Urbach in Household No. Ur36.
The 1767 census records that Anna Margaretha Müller came from the German village of Lauterbach.
- 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): Sk17, Ur36, Mv2693.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) : Origins and Destinations (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1316.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 146.