Andreas Bauer, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Boisroux on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 60.
A note on the 1798 census of Boisrous in Household No. Bx28 records that Wilhelm Bauer is working in the colony of Katharinenstadt.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Bauer came from the German village of Wörlitz in the Dessau region.
- 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): Bx28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 154.