Orphan Elisabeth Jost is recorded on the 1767 census of Keller in Household No. 11 along with the Ludwig Hesser family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Jost and Hesser families.
The 1767 census does not record from where Elisabeth Jost came.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Jost family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 344.