Joseph Barret, a farmer, his wife Elisabeth, and son Peter Joseph (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 65. They had settled there on 13 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Joseph Barret came from the French region of Licques [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 218.