Claude Person, a silk weaver (Seidenweber), and his wife Jeana settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 23 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 65.
The 1767 census records that Claude Person came from France.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 454.