Johann Friedrich Faust, a gardner (Gärtner), and his wife Anna Maria are recorded on the 1767 census of Leitsinger in Household No. 20. They had settled there on 12 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Friedrich Faust came from the German region of Bamberg.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Faust family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 67.