David Krause, a craftsman (Handwerker), settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 July 1765. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11 along with his stepdaughter Maria Zander.
The 1767 census records that David Krause came from the German village of Seddin in the region of Brandenburg and that his wife Eva (widow of Christian Zander) came from the German region of Danzig.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 64.