Friedrich Lehm, a farmer, and his wife, Anna Barbara, settled in the Volga German colony of Kautz on 20 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7 along with their new-born daughter, Charlotte, and step-daughter, Anna Barbara.
In 1788, widow Barbara Lehm moved from Kautz to Dietel.
The 1767 census records that Friedrich Lehm came from the German town of Berlin in Prussen (Prussia).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 335, Mv1242.