François Soquiette, a cook (Koch), and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 73.
The 1767 census records that François Soquiette came from the French town of Paris.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Soquiette family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 292.