Wendel Flenk, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 4.
The 1767 census records that Wendel Flenk came from the German village of Schönberg in the Grafschaft Erbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 62.