Anton Michael, a soldier (Soldat), his wie Maria Elisabeth, and their daughter Maria Barbara (age 10) settled in the Volga German colony of Franzosen on 28 July 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 29.
The 1767 census records that Anton Michael came from the French village of Beaufort [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 447.