Peter Valsburg, a farmer, his wife Maria, and son Johann (age 5) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 33. They had settled there on 17 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Peter Valsburg came from the German village of Hitzing [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 251.