Levin Busch was born in approximately 1792. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Luzern. He is recorded there on the 1834 Census of Luzern in Household No. 103. His death is recorded on the 1857 Census of Luzern in 1856 where his given name is recorded as Ludwig.
- 1834 Census of Luzern.
- 1857 Census of Luzern.
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.
Entry in the 1834 Census of Luzern recording Levin Busch.
Source: Brent Mai