Konrad Förster, a baker (Bäcker), his wife Eva, and daughter Kunigunda (age 8-days) are recorded on the 1767 census of Lauwe in Household No. 19. They had settled there on 5 September 1767.
The 1767 census records that Konrad Förster came from the German village of Karich [?] in the Berend [?] region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Förster family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 41.