In 1797, Johann Konrad Gaus moved from Merkel to Husaren.
Konrad Gaus from Beauregard and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schönchen in Household No. Sn38.
These are believed to be the same Konrad Gaus because of the movement from a Lutheran colony to a Roman Catholic colony.
- 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): Sn38, Mv1702.