Jakob Hermann, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 19 July 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Jakob Bauer.
He is recorded on the 1798 census of Schwab in Household No. Sb05.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Jakob Hermann came from the German region of Erbach.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sb05.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2620.