Johann Heinrich Meinhard, a farmer, his wife Anna Dorothea, and children (Johann Konrad, age 20; Johann Ludwig, age 16; Anna Maria, age 10½; Anna Katharina, age 8) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Boisroux in Household No. 21.
Johann Konrad Meinhard is recorded on the 1798 census of Meinhard in Household No. Mn09. Ludwig Meinhard is recorded there in Household No. Mn27 along with a note that he is working in Zürich.
In 1788, the divorced wife of Ludwig Meinhard and her sons moved from Meinhard to Näb.
The 1798 census of Näb (Household No. Nb35) records Ludwig's name as Peter.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Meinhard came from the German village of Beseke [?].
- 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): Mn09, Mn27, Nb35, Mv1668.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 166.