Jürgen Meier, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Dobrinka on 29 June 1764. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11.
The 1767 census records that Jürgen Meier came from the Austrian village of Darabach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 316.