Johann Paul Wacker was born 10 Dec 1741 in Crainfeld, Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany. He was the great grandson of Johann Jacob Wacker (who died 4 March 1711 in Crainfeld) and Maria Lauffer. Johann Jacob Wacker is the son of Johannes Wacker from Allmenrod, Germany, who was born about 1620.
Johann Paul Wacker is recorded on the 1767 census of Frank in Household No. 53.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 427.