Georg Ballat and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.
Johann George [sic] Ballat and his wife Anna are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Georg Ballart [sic] and his [new] wife Margaretha are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 107.
It is not known in which colony they settled.
The 1767 census records that Georg Ballart [sic] came from the German town of Schwerin.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Ballat family among the Volga German colonies.
- Oranienbaum passenger list (not included in the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve): #6749.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 372.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4145-4146.
Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording the arrival in Russia of Georg Ballat and his wife Anna.
Source: Brent Mai.