Franz Haury, a craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 14 June 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 64 along with his new wife Margaretha from Bayern (Bavaria).
The 1767 census records that Franz Haury came from the German village of Prensach in Austria.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 111.