Johann Voigt, a soldier, and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Husaren on 13 June 1765. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2.
In 1796, Katharina Voigt, widow of Johann Voigt, and her son moved from Husaren to Walter. In 1798, Philipp Joseph Voigt moved from Husaren to Rosenheim.
The 1798 census of Husaren records in Household No. Hn19 that Johannes Voigt and his family are in the colony of Schuck where he is working as a shepherd.
The 1767 census records that Johann Voigt came from the Polish village of Gniew.
- 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): Hn19, Wt090, Mv1044, Mv0148.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 163.