Friedrich Wodischal, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Urbach on 3 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 28.
The 1767 census records that Friedrich Wodischal came from the German village of Prenzlau in the Brandenburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 276.