Nikolaus Schulz, a carpenter (Tischler), and his wife Johanna Maria van der Nauweland settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 75.
In 1783, Nikolaus Schulz and his family left Katharinenstadt.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Schulz came from the German village of Levorgrau [?] near Münster.
- 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): Mv1175.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 292.