Gottfried Helm, a farmer, his wife Philippina, and daughters (Carolina, age 19; Magdalena, age 11) are recorded on the 1767 census of Cäsarsfeld in Household No. 1. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Gottfried Helm came from the German village of Stralsund.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Helm family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 243.