Widower Heinrich Fladung, a farmer, and his children (Anna Barbara, age 22; Andreas, age 20) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard the Russian pink Vologda under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Bartenyev.
Heinrich Fladung is recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 118 along with his son-in-law Johannnes Kisselmann and his family. Andreas Fladung is recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 160.
They are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Gm148.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Fladung came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 1775 Grimm Census (Households No. 118 & 160).
- 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): Gm148.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4909.