Johann Tak, a farmer, his wife Eva Katharina, and son Nikolaus (age 16) are recorded on the 1767 census of Schuck in Household No. 36. They had settled there on 1 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Tak came from the German region of Trier.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 117.