Johann Heinrich Wiechert, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Elisabeth are recorded on the 1767 census of Schwed in Household No. 23. He had settled there on 15 November 1766.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Wiechert is from the German village of Himburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 145.