Johann August Golde, a cloth weaver (Tuchweber), and his wife Eva settled in the Volga German colony of Orlovskaya on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13.
The 1767 census records that Johann August Golde came from the German village of Schmiedeberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 314.