Andreas Geiger, a farmer, his wife Regina, and children (Johann, age 30; Barbara, age 26; Anna, age 18; Apollonia, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.
Andreas Geiger, his wife Regina, and children (Joh. Mich. [age not recorded]; Barbara, age 18; Anna Marta, age 16; Apollonia, age 8) are recorded on a list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Andreas and daughters Barbara & Anna Marta died in route.
It is not known in which colony this Geiger family settled.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Geiger came from the German region of Bayreuth.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4601.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5520-5525.