Johann Friedrich Hauck, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Anna Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 5 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26 along with stepson Johann Georg Heuser (age 16).
The 1767 census records that Johann Friedrich Hauck came from the German village of Stocken in the region of Schwaben (Swabia).
- 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): Jo54.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 201.