Heinirch Sachse, a gardner (Gärtner), and his wife Sophia settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 233.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Sachse came from the German village of Meltendorf.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 323.