Johannes Wagner was born 23 December 1723 in Langgöns, Hessen, Germany. His lineage is traced to Baltzer Wagner who was born there in 1620/1630. Johannes Wagner and his family are recorded on the 1767 census of Frank in Household #85.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 432.
- Pleve, Igor. Wagner Ancestral Chart.