Johann Adam Deisch, a farmer, his wife Susanna, and children (Nikolaus, age 15; Katharina, age 12) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 17.
The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Deisch came from the German village of Sierck in France.
- 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): Km093.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 220.