Robert Rerouge, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Anna Sophia settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They and their son Jean Luis (age 1) are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24.
The 1767 census records that Robert Rerouge came from the French village of Copelme [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 446.