Johann Peter Loos, a farmer, and his brother Andreas (age 13) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 62.
In 1780, Johann Peter Loos moved from Kind to St. Petersburg.
The 1798 census of Kind records Andreas Loos from Zürich in Household No. Kd23.
The 1767 census records that Johann Peter Loos came from the German village of Stockhausen.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kd23, Mv1283.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 274.