The 1798 census of Grimm records Johann Christian Joachim Thaler in Household No. Gm181 along with a note that he and his family came to Grimm from Sarepta in 1794. The note further explains that he is a stocking maker and wishes to remain in Grimm.
- 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): Gm181.