The Norka website reports that Martin Albrecht immigrated to Russia from the German village of Pferdsbach.
He arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 abord the Russian pink Vologda under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Bartenyev.
Martin arrived in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767 where he is recorded on the 1767 Census in Household No. 30 along with his new bride.
Heinrich Albrecht arrived in Norka on 2 September 1767 and is recorded on the 1767 Census of Norka in Household No. 196. It is unknown whether or not he is related to Martin Albrecht.
- 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): Nr194.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 236 & 282.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 309.