Kaspar Schneider, a farmer, and his wife Dorothea settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 14 June 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 60.
The 1767 census records that Kaspar Schneider came from the German region of Würzburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 110.