Andreas Schneider, a farmer, and his wife Katharina settled in the Volga German colony of Rohleder on 14 June 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Schneider came from the German village of Mannheim in the Kurpfalz region.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Rl35.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 50.