Franz Baumann, a single Hussar - member of the light cavalry (Husar), settled in the Volga German colony of Beauregard on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No 63.
He is believed to be the Franz Bauman who, in 1775, is recorded as leaving the colony of Katharinenstadt for an undisclosed destination.
The 1767 census records that Franz Baumann came from the German village of Bischofsheim.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Mv1167.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 193.