Johann Adam Fritz was born on 4 July 1742 in Sulzfeld. He married Anna Maria (surname unknown). She had been born in 1743.
In 1762, they immigrated first to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) where they settled in the colony of Sörup. In 1765, they continued on to Russia where they settled in the colony of Rosenheim on 15 March 1766 and they are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 47.
In 1790, Peter Fritz and his wife moved from Rosenheim to Saratov.
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-423.
- Lang, Gerhard. German Colonists of Denmark on the Volga.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Rm31, Rm53, Mv2427.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 73.
Johann Adam Fritz recorded on a marker in Schleswig commemorating the Volga Germans who had settled there before immigrating to Russia.
Source: Jorgelina Fischer.