Jakob Scheck, a craftsman (Handwerker), his wife Katharina, and son Jakob (age 11) are recorded on the 1767 census of Balzer in Household No. 10. They had settled there on 28 August 1765.
Jakob Scheck and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Balzer in Household No. Bz094.
The 1834 census of Balzer in Household No. 210 records that brothers Johann Heinrich Scheck and Johann Georg Thomas Scheck moved from Balzer to Franzosen in 1827.
Jakob Scheck from Balzer is recorded on the 1834 census of Franzosen in Household No. 62.
Johann Konrad Scheck is recorded on the 1834 census of Balzer in Household No. 210 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Warenburg in 1828.
Thomas Scheck from Franzosen and his descendants are recorded on the 1857 census of Wiesenmüller.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Scheck came from Switzerland.
- 1834 Balzer Census (Household No. 210).
- 1834 Franzosen Census (Household No. 62).
- 1857 Wiesenmüller Census.
- 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): Bz094.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 74.