Wolfgang Diederich Bien, son of Johannes Bien, was born on 7 October 1744 in Lieblos and baptized on 11 October 1744. He arrived in Russia as a single man on 9 August 1766. He settled in Norka along with his wife Katharina. The couple is recorded on the Norka First Settler's List in Family #13.
- Parish records of Gründau on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010) p. 263
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 231