Katharina Margaretha Heil was born abut 1751 in Germany to father Johann Heil and an unnamed mother. The family was in the process of immigrating to Russia, when her parents died. She was taken in by Herman and Anna Maria Schmidt, family #74.
Head of the Household Katharina Margaretha Heil, age 16, orphan
Father Johann Heil, deceased
Note Lives with Herman Schmidt family, #74
Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2, Herausgegeben von Alfred Eisfeld under Mitarbeit von Sabine Eichwald, Published by the Nordost-Instsitut - 38085 Göttingen, 2005; page 83, family #74.