Benjamin Müller, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Dreispitz on 16 September 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24.
The 1767 census records that Benjamin Müller came from the German village of Mittelsbach in the Thüringen region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 377.