Heinrich Hollig, a farmer, and his wife Eva settled in the Volga German colony of Hölzel on 11 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Hollig came from the German vilalge of Richel [?] in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 114.