Christian Heinrich, a farmer, and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on 12 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 31.
The 1767 census records that Christian Heinrich came from the German village of Güstrow in the Mecklenburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 305.