Georg Friedrich Baschka, a farmer, his wife Anna, and daughter Christina (age 6-months) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 57 along with stepson Johann Georg Mattis. They had settled there on 10 May 1767.
In 1786, Friedrich Baschka and his family moved to Schaffhausen.
The 1767 census records that Georg Friedrich Baschka came from the German village of Lagnitz.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Mv1141.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 256.