Anna Epp was an orphaned granddaughter who came from Krebsfeld, Prussia to Halbstadt, Molotschna Colony, Russia with her grandfather David Epp (b. ca. 1742/43, d. 1820). Her parents names are presently unknown. The original information comes from the book by Benjamin H. Unruh and the 1835 census of the Molotschna Colony. David Epp's father was also David Epp.