Andreas Zeiler, a farmer, and his wife Klara Elisabeth [née Illingen] settled in the Volga German colony of Frank in 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33.
Andreas Zeiler and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Frank in Household No. Fk047.
The death of Andreas Zeiler in 1808 is recorded on the 1811 census of Frank in Household No. 47.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Zeiler came from the German village of Marklieker in the region of Nürnberg.
- 1811 Frank Census (Households No. 17, 47).
- 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): Fk017, Fk047.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 424.