Johann Adam Diesch, a farmer, his wife Susanna, and children (Nikolaus, age 15; Katharina, age 12) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.
The 1834 Census of Kamenka records that Johann Adam Diesch moved from Kamenka to Schuck.
The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Diesch came from the German village of Sierck in France.
- 1834 Kamenka Census (Household No. 199).
- 1834 Schuck Census (Household No. 1).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Km093.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 220.