Andreas Weiler, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Mariental on 16 June 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 1.
The 1798 census records that Kaspar Weiler from Mariental was in the colony of Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka087.
The 1767 census records that Andreas Weiler came from the German district of Freiburg.
- 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): Ka087.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 95.