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Friedrich Eis was born in approximately 1786. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar. He is recorded on the 1834 Census of Krasnoyar in Household No. 138, on the 1850 Census of Krasnoyar in Household No. 214, and on the 1857 Census of Krasnoyar No. 224 with a note that he died there in 1853.


- 1834 Census of Krasnoyar.
- 1850 Census of Krasnoyar.
- 1857 Census of Krasnoyar.
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.


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