Johann Stephan Kesselring, a single linen weaver (Leineweber), is recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits attached to the 1767 census (No. 148) along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Biberstein in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Johann Stephan Kesselring came from the German region of Suhl.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 4 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 378.