Widower Daniel Dotz, a craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Fischer on 20 June 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.
The 1767 census records that Daniel Dotz came from the German village of Wiesepans [?] in the region of Nassau.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 417.