Johann Gottfried Burmeister, master of the Guardianship Office (Meister für Porzellanherstellung), his wife Anna Margaretha, son Johann (age 13), and stepchildren (Johann Muss, age 15; Anna Muss, age 8; Kaspar Muss, age 3; Dorothea Muss, age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 53. They had settled there on 5 March 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Gottfried Burmeister came from the German village of Ratzeburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 287.