Johann Andreas Hoppe, a brushmaker (Bürstenbinder), and his wife Christina settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 7 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 12.
In 1785, Andreas Hoppe and his family moved fom Kaneau to Schwed.
Andreas Hoppe from Kaneau and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schwed in Household No. Sw01.
The death of Andreas Hoppe in 1799 is recorded on the 1811 census of Schwed in Household No. 1.
Johann Gottlieb Hoppe, son of Andreas Hoppe, is recorded on the 1811 census of Schwed in Household No. 1 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Reinwald [year not recorded].
[Johann] Gottlieb Hoppe from Schwed and his family are recorded on the 1811 census of Reinwald in Household No. 15 along with a note that he arrived in Reinwald from Schwed in 1802.
The 1767 census records that Johann Andreas Hoppe came from the German region of Dessau.
- 1811 Reinwald Census (Household No. 15).
- 1811 Schwed Census (Household No. 1).
- 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): Sw01, Mv1128.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 246.