Jakob König, a farmer, and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Semenovka on 24 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.
The 1767 census records that Jakob König came from the German village of Michelbach in the Kurpfalz region.
- 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): Se41.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 181.