Kaspar [sic] Bernhard Beck, a sexton, his wife Dorothea Margaretha, and children (Johann Christian & Dorothea Margaretha) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard the packet-boat Lebed under the command of Lieutenant Timophey Elshin.
Karl [sic] Bernhard Beck, his wife Dorothea Margaretha, and son Johann (age 14) are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Supplement No. 2. A note on the 1775 census records that he was being paid a salary as a box maker.
The Oranienbaum passenger list does not record from where this Beck family came.
- 1775 Beideck Census (Supplement No. 2).
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #2686.