Kaspar Arnhold and his wife Marianna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 22 July 1766 aboard the pink Lev under the command of Lieutenant Fyodor Fyodorov.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 20 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 16.
Joseph Arnold, presumed son of Kaspar Arnold, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Pfeifer in Household No. Pf48.
Andreas Arnhold, son of Joseph Arnold, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 181.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Kaspar Arnhold was a shoemaker from the German region of Fulda while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer from Orb.
- 1834 Pfeifer Census (Household No. 181).
- 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): Pf48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 381.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2414.