Christian Herbion, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Magdalena settled in the Volga German colony of Louis on 14 June 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 10.
The 1767 census records that Christian Herbion came from the German village of Bitsch in the region of Lothringen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 81.