Martin Hohl, a farmer, his wife Sophia, and daughter Anna Friederika settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 28 April 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 55 along with daughter Christina Elisabeth (age 1).
The 1767 census records that Martin Hohl came from the German village of Schlierbach.
- 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): Km050.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 229.