Orphan Katharina Braun (age 16) is recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 91 along with the Wilhelm Zimmer family along with a note that her parents had died as part of the group led by Lieutenant Ditmer.
The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Braun and Zimmer families. The 1767 census does not record from where the Braun family came.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Braun family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 234.