Johannes Ganzwich, a farmer, and his wife Anna Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 28 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 30.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Ganzwich came from the German village of Münster in the Kurmainz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 221.