Jakob Klein, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Göbel on 25 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 76.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Klein came from the German region of Hanau.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 58.