Johann Friedrich Nordberg, a tailor (Schneider), and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Galka on 12 August 1764. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 62.
The 1767 census records that Johann Friedrich Nordberg came from the village of Luvis [?] in Switzerland.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 36.