Johann Heinrich Emmerling, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 14 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 92.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Emmerling came from the German district of Darmstadt.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 153.