Jean Charpatier, a turner (Dreher), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 16 May 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42.
The 1767 census records that Jean Charpatier came from the French city of Paris.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 450.