Johann [Adam] Heilmann, a farmer, and his wife Maria Susanna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the hooker Die Jungfer Dietrika under the command of Skipper Christian Korsholm.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 22 August 1767. Adam is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household along with new wife Maria Margaretha and their son Sebastian (¾-years old).
The 1767 census records that Adam Heilmann came from the German village of Gemünden [?] in the Würzburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 397.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5686.