Peter Schmidt, a farmer, and his wife, Elisabeth, arrived in the Volga German colony of Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767. They are recorded on supplement to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 34.
The 1767 census records that Peter Schmidt came from the German village of Lichbach? in Hessen.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 212.