Johann Heinrich Busch, a farmer, his wife Anna, and her siblings (Johann Heinrich Wilke, age 20; Johannes, age 17) are recorded on the 1767 census of Bettinger in Household No. 20. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Busch came from the German region of Kiel.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 135.