Anton Combat, a farmer, his wife Anna Maria, and daughter Gertrude (age 16) settled in the Volga German colony of Seelmann on 24 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 43.
The 1767 census records that Anton Combat came from the German village of Büdesheim in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 157.