Christoph Eckert, a baker (Bäcker), and his wife Anna Maria are recorded on the 1767 census of Bangert in Household No. 22. They settled there on 1 July 1767.
The 1767 census records that Christoph Eckert came from the German village of Esch in the Nassau region.
- 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): Bg11.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 111.