Anton Hölzel, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Hölzel on 11 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 1 along with his new wife, Rosina. He is recorded there as the mayor (Vorsteher) of the colony.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Anton Hölzel was a teacher while the 1767 census records that he was a clerk (Schreiber).
The 1767 census records that Anton Hölzel came from Vienna, Austria.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 109.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6631.