Hermann Habetitz, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Hölzel on 11 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 41.
The 1767 census records that Hermann Habetitz came from the German region of Kurpfalz.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 119.