Jakob Mittelhof, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Kukkus on 26 June 1767. His wife died and he remarried to widow Christina Fazius. They and the children from their combined families are recorded in Kukkus on the 1767 census in Household No. 36.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Mittelhof came from the German village of Niederbiel near Braunfels.
There are no known surviving male descendants of this Mittelhof family among the Volga German colonies.
- Kukkus Website (www.kukkus.com) - Origins
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): #501.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 470.