In 1789, Heinrich Ludwig Hess and his family moved from Kaneau to Biberstein.
Heinrich Ludwig Hess and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Biberstein in Household No. Bb11.
- 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): Bb11, Mv1159.