Heinrich Stitz, a farmer, and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 40.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Stitz came from the German village of Wepblank [?].
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: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 341.