Michael Paläry, a distiller (Weinbrenner), and his wife Brigitte settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.
The 1767 census records that Michael Paläry came from the German village of Windigstein.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 226.