Heinrich Sitzinger, a blacksmith (Schmied), and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Dönhof on 12 February 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 53.
The 1767 census reocrds that Heinrich Sitzinger came from the German region of Hannover.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 355.