Friedrich Wilhelm Timmel, a single physician (Arzt), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 195.
The 1767 census records that Friedrich Wilhelm Timmel came from the German village of Militsch in the region of Schlesien (Silesia).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 316.