Christian Heinrich Menzel, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Reinhard on 15 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13.
The 1767 census records that Christian Heinrich Menzel came from the city of Leipzig in the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 22.