Peter Schönberger & Catharina Lick were married on 28 May 1765 in Roßlau.
Peter Schönberger and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Louis on 14 June 1766. Peter Schönberger, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and daughter Anna (age 1½) are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.
In 1788, Peter Schönberger and his family moved from Louis to Herzog.
Peter Schönberger from Louis is recorded on the 1798 census of Herzog in Household No. Hr28.
Anna Scheffin née Schönberger from Louis and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Mariental in Household No. Mt67.
In 1797, Jonas Schönberger moved from Herzog to Rohleder.
Johann Jonas Schönberger from Herzog and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Rohleder in Household No. Rl30.
In 1792, Michael Schönberger moved from Herzog to Rohleder. [This family has not been located in Rohleder.]
The 1767 census records that Peter Schönberger came from the German region of Saarbrücken.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Hr28, Rl30, Mt67, Mv0834, Mv0842, Mv1586.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #843.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 87.