Hermann Eifländer, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Ernestinendorf on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 in Household No. 17.
In 1769, Hermann Eifländer and his family moved from Ernestinendorf to Biberstein.
The 1767 census records that Hermann Eifländer came from the German village of Schwarz in the Darmstadt region.
- 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): Mv0554.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 399.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4244.