Gottlieb Ries (age 8) is recorded on the 1767 census of Jost in Household No. 29 along with his stepfather Heinrich Koch.
The 1767 census does not record from where Gottlieb Ries came.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 202.