Johannes Eifert, a farmer, and his wife Rosina are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 59 along with his stepson Johannes Bergholz.
In 1784, Johannes Eifert moved from Hockerberg to Meinhard.
In 1788, Johann Heinrich Eifert moved from Meinhard to Basel.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Eifert came from the German village of Storndorf.
- 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): Bs23, Mn10, Mn11, Mn28, Mv0877, Mv1666.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 172.