Jean Buche Desarne, a farmer, and his wife Trude [Gertrude?] settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 25.
The 1767 census records that Jean Buche Desarne came from the French village of Nimes.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 447.