August Herklotz, a barber (Friseur), and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Schönchen on 17 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 3.
August Herklotz and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schönchen in Household No. Sn45.
The 1767 census records that August Herklotz came from the German region of Dessau.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sn45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 105.