Michael Stöhr, a farmer, and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Volmer on 18 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 34.
The 1767 census records that Michael Stöhr came from the German village of Kemel in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 291.