Konrad Dewald, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Rewal at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 May 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Anton on 20 March 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 49 along with newborn son Johann Adam (age ¼).
The 1834 census of Anton records (in Households No. 101 & 102) that Elias and Adam Dewald and their families relocated to the colony of Franzosen in 1825.
The 1767 census records that Konrad Dewald came from the German "Oberamt Neustadt" in the Kurpfalz region.
- 1834 Anton Census (Households No. 36, 101, 102).
- 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): An60.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 67.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #532.