Johann Friedrich Heiling, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Jakob, age 13; Anna Maria, age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Jost in Household No. 53. They had settled there on 19 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Friedrich Heiling came from the German village of Löwenstein in the region of Schwaben (Swabia).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 207.