Philipp Müller, a carpenter (Tischler), his wife Katharina, and daughters (Katharina, age 16; Karlina Dorothea, age 12; Dorothea Margaretha, age 10; and Elisabeth, age 8) settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 34.
The 1767 census records Philipp Müller came from Wiesbaden in Nassau.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kr07.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 457.