Michael Kohlmeier, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 52.
The 1767 census records that Michael Kohlmeier came from the German village of Zerbst.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 343.