Christoph Holtzleuter and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.
They are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 78. They settled in the Volga German colony of Wittmann.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christoph Holtzleuter was a stonemason while the 1767 census records that he was a tailor (Schneider).
The 1767 census records that Christoph Holzleitner came from the German village of Geiselwind in the Bamberg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 366.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4729.