Jakob Rein, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder on 14 June 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Mariental in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Rein came from the German region of Zweibrücken.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 57.