Jean Barat, a single surgeon (Feldscher), settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 15 September 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 67.
The 1767 census records that Jean Barat came from the French village of Labor.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 455.