Wilhelm Fuchs, a farmer, his wife, Anna, and children (Katharina, age 16; Philipp, age 10; Anton, age 8; Johann [Wilhelm], age 6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
The parents died after arrival in Russia and the surviving children settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter. Anton (age 10) and Wilhelm (age 8) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kutter in Household No. 36 along with the Johannes Müller family.
The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Fuchs and Müller families.
Anton Fuchs is recorded on the 1798 census of Kautz in Household No. Kz21. He died there on 26 November 1817.
Wilhelm Fuchs and his family moved from Bauer to Degott in 1796. He is recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. Dg12. His death is recorded on the 1834 census of Kautz in Household No. 20.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Wilhelm Fuchs came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 1834 Kautz Census (Households No. 16, 20, 24, 26, & 32).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Dg12, Kz21, Mv0166.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 485.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3189.