Johann Christian Reinhardt, a miller (Müller), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 116 along with his new wife Elisabeth, their 6-month-old son Gottfried, and his stepdaughter Elisabeth (age 6) [surname not recorded].
The 1767 census records that Johann Christian Reinhardt came from the German village of Wiege [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 301.