Heinrich Buss, a farmer, and his wife Anna Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 79.
In 1788, Johannes Buss and his sister moved from Krasnoyar to Nieder-Monjou.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Buss came from the German village of Hungen in the Braunfels region.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ks075, Ks108, Nm54, Mv1393.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 436.