Lorenz Schroh, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Volmer on 18 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2.
In 1789, Lorenz Schroh moved from Volmer to Sewald.
The 1767 census records that Lorenz Schroh came from the German village of Kaiserslautern in the Kurpfalz region.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sd24, Vm44, Mv2925.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 4 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2008): 285.