Widower Konrad Emde, a shepherd (Schäfer), is recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits that is attached to the 1767 census (No. 147) along with a note that he settled in the Volga German colony of Zürich in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Konrad Emde came from the German region of Wald.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 378.