Christian Wilhelm, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Dreispitz on 16 September 1766. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The 1767 census records that Christian Wilhelm came from the German village of Seifhennersdorf in Sachsen (Saxony).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 375.