Christian Winter, a gardner (Gärtner), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 84 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Nieder-Monjou in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Christian Winter came from the German region of Frankfurt am Main.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 294.