Georg Philipp Diehl, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and son Johann (age 8) arrived Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 May 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Daniel Geier.
Widow Katharina Diehl and stepson Johann Peter Diehl (age 10) are recorded on the 1767 census of Ober-Monjou in Household No. 15. They had settled there on 5 March 1767.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Philipp Diehl came from the German region of Bieber. The 1767 census records that Katharina Diehl came from the German village of Rödern [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 292.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #143.