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.
The 1767 census records that Johann Andreas Hoppe 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): Sw01, Mv1128.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 246.