Philipp Dietz, a farmer, his wife Barbara, and children (Johann Adam, age 20; Anna Margaretha, age 3; Katharina, age 1) settled in the Volga German colony of Kamenka on 6 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 6.
The 1767 census records that Philipp Dietz came from the German village of Alzey.
- 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): Km070.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 217.