Jean Medeque, a cook (Koch), and his wife Charlotte Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 29 September 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 68.
The 1767 census records that Jean Medeque came from the French village of Derne [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 455.