Widow Barbara Kanitlin, a craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 1 November 1767. She is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 89.
The 1767 census records that Barbara Kanitlin came from the German region of Ladenberg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 118.