Widower Lorenz Herzog, a coppersmith (Kupferschmied), settled in the Volga German colony of Degott on 18 July 1766. He is recorded on the 1767 census of Degott in Household No. 10 along with a note that he is living in Saratov in the household of Director de Boffe.
The 1767 census records that Lorenz Herzog came from the German region of Hamburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 265.