Friedrich Degenhardt, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth settled in the Volga German colony of Degott on 18 July 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2 along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Schuck in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Friedrich Degenhardt came from the French village of La Tour.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 263.