Peter Tirant, a farmer, his wife Christina, and daughters (Maria, age 15; Maria [again], age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Göbel in Household No. 45. They had settled there on 25 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Peter Tirant came from the French village of Erschail [?] in the Derick region [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 50.