Johann Wenzel, a linen weaver (Leineweber) and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Cäsarsfeld on 3 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Biberstein in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Johann Wenzel came from the German village of Breckenheim.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 246.