David or Daniel Gebhardt, a single farmer, settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 5 September 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 84 along with a note that he is working as a day-laborer for Christian Hausmann.
The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Halle in the Brandenburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 213.