Johann Nikolaus Emich, a single farmer, is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou along with a note that he settled in the Volga German colony of Kind in 1768.
In 1792, Johannes Emerich moved from Kind to Näb.
The 1767 census records that Johann Nikolaus Emich came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- 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): Nb16, Mv1301.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 225.