Johannes Kapp, a farmer, and his wife Anna Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Schwed on 12 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 4.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Kapp came from the German village of Stolp in the region of Prussia.
- 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): Sw16.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 140.