Christian Bergmann, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 55 along with their 1-week-old son Konrad.
The 1767 census records that Christian Bergmann came from the German village of Brücken in the Dessau region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 344.