Peter Kaiser, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 18 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Households No. 47 & 48.
The 1767 census records that Peter Kaiser came from the German district of Isenburg.
- 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): Ms62, Ms68.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 142, 143.