Johann Heinrich Heisner, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 23 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Heisner came from the German village of Saalfeld.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 335.