Ernst Heidenreich, a farmer, and his wife Anna Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 4.
In 1794, Johann Jakob Heidenreich moved from Huck to Zürich.
In 1796, Heinrich Heidenreich moved from Huck to Messer.
The 1767 census records that Ernst Heidenreich came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 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): Hk26, Ms46, Zr20, Mv0981, Mv0998.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 140.