[Franz] Joseph Brandt, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Nikolaus Peter Pinkom.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Susannental on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 37.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Joseph Brandt was a farmer from the German region of Würzburg while the 1767 census records that Franz Joseph Brandt was a merchant (Kaufmann) from the German village of Lengfurt in the Würzburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 267.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4420.