Valentin Bacherts, a beer brewer (Bierbrauer), his wife Maria, and son Friedrich (age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 48. They had settled there on 27 August 1766.
The 1767 census records that Valentin Bacherts came from the German village of Suhl (Henneburg) in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 286.