Martin Keim, a farmer, and his wife Walpurgia 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.
Martin Keim and his wife Waltburga are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Martin Keim, a farmer, and his wife Walpurga are recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits appended to the 1767 census in Household No. 75 along with a note that they settled in the Volga German colony of Zug in 1768.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Martin Keim came from the German region of Eichstedt. The 1767 census records that Martin Heim came from the German village of Vowelt [?].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 364.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5506.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3651-3652.