Johann [Jakob] Frank, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 33 along with his new wife Anna Katharina.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann [Jakob] Frank was a farmer from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that he was a craftsman (Handwerker) from the region of Isenburg.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Kt73.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 484.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3218.