Georg Hasselbach and his wife Anna along with Melchior Hasselbach and his son Adam (age 4) and Anna Regina Hasselbach and Anna Elisabeth Hasselbach arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder. The relationship among all of these Hasselbachs, if any, needs further research.
Georg Hasselbach and his wife Anna along with Melchior Hasselbach and his son Adam (age 4) and Anna Regina Hasselbach and Anna Elisabeth Hasselbach are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Georg, Anna, and Adam died en route.
Melchior Hasselbach, a single farmer, is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 66.
In 1769, Johann Melchior Hasselbach moved from Kind to Hockerberg.
In 1795, Melchior Hasselbach moved from Hockerberg to Hummel.
[Anna] Regina Hasselbach is recorded on the 1798 census of Kind in Household No. Kd04 as the wife of Johann Georg Langolf.
[Anna] Elisabeth Hasselbach is recorded on the 1798 census of Kind in Household No. Kd07 as the wife of Friedrich Volk.
Melchior Hasselbach and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Hockerberg in Household No. Hb12.
Christian Hasselbach from Hockerberg and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Hummel in Household No. Hm05.
The 1767 census records that Melchior Hasselbach came from the German region of Aschen [?].
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Hb12, Hm05, Kd04, Kd07, Mv0893, Mv1265.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6875, #6876, #6877, #6878 [not included on the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 364.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4237-4342.