Adam Müller, a farmer, his wife Christina, and children (Johannes, age 7; Katharina, age 3-months) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 51 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Schönchen in 1768.
In 1785, Johann Müller moved from Schönchen to Moscow.
The 1767 census records that Adam Müller came from the German village of Mendt.
- 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): Mv2602.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 272.