Heinrich Sauer, a cabinet maker (Tischler), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Kaneau on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 9.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Sauer came from the German region of Nassau-Usingen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 245.