Johann Heinrich Jung, a farmer, and his wife Eva settled in the Volga German colony of Philippsfeld on 17 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26 with a note that they moved to the colony of Näb in 1768.
In 1769, Georg Jung and his family moved from Philippsfeld to Zürich.
The 1767 census records that Johann Heinrich Jung came from the German village of Küchen bei Waldkappel.
- 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): Zr03, Zr48, Mv2286.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 409.