Christian Philipp, a farmer from the district of Hanau, settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 46. On the 1798 census, he is recorded in Ernestinendorf in Household No. Er14.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Er14.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 1 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 1999): 406.