Orphan Johannes Eichler (age 10) is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 24 along with the Johann Kaspar Kopen family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Eichler and Kopen families.
In 1783, Johannes Eichler and his family moved from Kind to Biberstein.
Johannes Eichler and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Biberstein in Household No. Bb18 along with a note that he, his wife, and youngest son are in Ufa.
Heinrich Ludwig Eichler and his family moved from Biberstein to Rosendamm in 1853.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Eichler came from the German region of Hanau.
[Some translations have recorded this surname as Egler, Jägler, and Eckler.]
- 1834 Biberstein Census (Household No. 47).
- 1857 Biberstein Census (Household No. 125).
- 1857 Rosendamm Census (Household No. 22).
- 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): Bb18, Mv1294.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 356.