Widower Adam König, a locksmith, settled in the Volga German colony of Kratzke on 7 August 1766. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 19.
The 1767 census records that Adam König came from the German village of Torgau in the region of Sachsen (Saxony).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 453.