Johann Konrad Gaul, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Wiebe Heinrichson.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Kukkus on 26 June 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Albig in the Kurpfalz.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.