Johann Kaspar Scharmann, a farmer, and his wife Friederika settled in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42.
The 1767 census records that Johann Kaspar Scharmann came from the German region of Darmstadt.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 194.