Johann Bott, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Magdalena, and daughter Anna Elisabeth (age 3-weeks) are recorded on the 1767 census of Urbach in Household No. 36. They had settled there on 3 July 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Bott came from the German village of Steffin in Brandenburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 278.