Geisbert Richter, a weaver (Weber), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 80.
The 1767 census records that Geisbert Richter came from the German village of Reiseweken [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 293.