Heinrich Ludwig Weigel, a goldsmith (Goldschmied), and his wife Anna Pastern are recorded on the 1767 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 120. They had settled there on 1 March 1767.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Ludwig Weigel came from the German town of Leipzig in Sachsen (Saxony).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 302.