Nikolaus Knecker, a single weaver (Schneider), is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 68 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Biberstein in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Knecker came from the German region of Bamberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 364.