Konstantin Werwies was born in approximately 1791, probably in France. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder.
He is recorded on the 1834 census of Rohleder in Household No. 77. In 1817, he relocated to the colony of Katharinenstadt.
He is recorded on the 1834 census of Katharinenstadt in Household No. 211.
- 1834 Katharinenstadt Census (Household No. 211).
- 1834 Rohleder Census (Household No. 77).
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.