Widower Lastinus Gige [?], a sheepskin tanner (Schaffelgerber), settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 3 August 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 174.
The 1767 census records that Lastinus Gige [?] came from the German village of Eisenach in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 312.