Johann Adam Adolph and Anna Margaretha Schwartz married in Hutzdorf on 6 March 1748. The births of 5 of their children are recorded in Hutzdorf: (1) Johann Conrad, born [before they were married] on 12 August 1747, baptized 13 August 1747; (2) Anna Barbara, born and baptized on 1 October 1751; (3) Anna Catharina, born 15 March 1754, baptized 18 March 1754; (4) Johann Heinrich, born 16 January 1757, baptized 18 January 1757, died 18 November 1760; and (5) Heinrich Wilhelm Adolph, born 7 July 1761, baptized 8 July 1761.
Adam Adolph, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and children (Johann Konrad, age 20; Anna Barbara, age 18; Anna Katharina, age 14; Heinrich Wilhelm, age 6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the galliot Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach. Sons Konrad and Heinrich Wilhelm are recorded there on the 1798 census in Households No. Hs009 & Hs024, respectively.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Adam Adolph came from the German region of Schlitz.
- 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): Hs009, Hs024.
- Parish register of Hutzdorf.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6289.