Heinrich Zimmermann, a farmer, his wife Eva, and daughters (Anna Margaretha, age 14; Anna Maria, age 10; Julianna, age 8; Katharina, age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 72. They had settled there on 10 May 1767.
In 1789, Heinrich Zimmermann and his family moved from Kaneau to Schaffhausen.
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Zimmermann came from the German region of Güttin [?].
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sh53, Mv1160.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 259.