Widower Joseph Raab, a miller (Müller), settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 99 along with a note that he is working as a day-laborer (Lohnarbeiter).
The 1767 census records that Joseph Raab came from the German region of Ichsfels [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 241.