Andreas Fouche, a tobacco merchant (Tabakskrämer), and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Fouche came from the French city of Paris.
- 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): Fz03.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 444.