Johann Georg Walter, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Walter on 25 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 72.
The 1767 census records that they came from the German village of Ische in the region of Hessen-Darmstadt.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 311.