Abram Frisch, a single mason (Maurer) settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 22 along with a note that he is working in Saratov.
The 1767 census records that Abram Frisch came from the German village of Machka in Prussia.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 454.