Johann Gottfried Rudeloff, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Christina Helena settled in the Volga German colony of Dönhof on 18 June 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 101.
The 1767 census records that Johann Gottfried Rudeloff came from the German region of Magdeburg.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 369.