Maria Katharina Hessler, widow of an unnamed farmer, and her stepchildren (Anna Elisabeth Schneider, age 13; Christian Friedrich Schneider, age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Krasnoyar in Household No. 119.
The 1767 census records that Maria Katharina Hessler came from the German region of Laubach.
There are no known surviving male descendants of this Hessler family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 447.