Peter Bauer, a farmer, his wife Susanna, and sons (Johann Thomas, age 6; Wolfgang, age ¼) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schuck in Household No. 34. They had settled there on 1 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Peter Bauer came from the German village of Ladenburg.
- 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): Su05, Su20.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 117.