Johann Christian Reinhardt and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Vogla German colony of Reinhardt on 15 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 1.
The 1767 census notes that Johann Christian Reinhardt is serving as the colony's mayor (Vorsteher). It is after him that the colony received its name.
The 1767 census records tat Johann Christian Reinhardt came from the German village of Weinase in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Rh26, Rh28.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 19.