Michael Zizel (age 17) settled in the Volga German colony of Beauregard on 27 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17 along with his mother and stepfather, Friedrich Baumann.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 182.