Johann Beier, a farmer, and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Kraft on 18 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 27.
The 1767 census records that Johann Beier came from the German village of Londorf.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 400.