Johannes Neuhaus (age 17) and his brother Christian (age 13) are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 59 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Bettinger in 1768. They are also recorded on the 1767 census as the stepsons of widower Peter Bruckmann.
Christian Neuhaus from Biberstein is recorded on the 1798 census of Bettinger in Household No. Bt11.
The 1767 census does not record from where the Neuhaus brothers came.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Bt11.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 208.