Andreas Hertling, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
He is recorded as a widower on the 1798 census of Volga German colony of Zürich in Household No. Zr38.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Hertling came from the German region of Braunfels. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Völkersheim.
- 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): Zr38.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5542.