Andreas Fouche, a tobacco merchant (Tabakskrämer), and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
Johannes Fouche and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Franzosen in Household No. 111 with a note that they relocated to the colony of Leichtling.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Fouche came from the French city of Paris.
- 1834 Franzosen Census (Household No. 111).
- 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): Fz03.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 444.