Michael Kühn, a farmer, his wife Rebecca, and son Johann (age 2½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Cäsarsfeld in Household No. 16. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Michael Kühn came from the German village of Brünn.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 247.