Valentin Frühauf, a farmer from Zweibrücken, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Bauer on 20 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 19.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Br07.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 1999): 120.