Peter Heidecker, a cloth weaver (Tuchweber), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 17 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 149.
The 1767 census records that Peter Heidecker came from Luxembourg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 308.