Nikolaus Ankorholtz and his wife settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.
He is recorded on the 1767 census as being from Sternberg in Mecklenburg.
There are no known make descendants of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 453.