Ebert Klass, a farmer, and his wife settled in the Volga German colony of Beauregard on 27 August 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16 along with their 9-month-old son, Nikolaus.
The 1767 census records that Ebert Klass came from the German village of Amersfoort.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 181.