Adam Adolph, a farmer, and his family 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 village 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 Schlitz.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6289.