Adam Mennike, a farmer, his wife Magdalena, and daughter Maria (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 44. They had settled there on 27 August 1766.
The 1767 census records that Adam Mennike came from the German village of Weißbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 188.