Karl Benhardt, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Moor on 18 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 54.
The 1767 census records that Karl Benhardt came from the German region of Frankfurt.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 169.