Joseph Bock, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and children (Johannes, age 12; Helena, age 8; Maria Magdalena, age 6) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 8.
Joseph Bock and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Kamenka in Household No. 5.
Johannes Bock, son of Joseph Bock, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kamenka in Household No. Km015.
The widow of Johannes Bock, his sons, and their families are recorded on the 1834 census of Graf in Households No. 19 & 30.
The 1767 census records that Joseph Bock came from the German village of Kissing [perhaps Kissingen].
- 1775 Kamenka Census (Household No. 5).
- 1834 Graf Census (Households No. 19, 30).
- 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): Km015.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 217.