Nikolaus Lang and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766. The name has been erroneously translated as Lamm by some sources.
The Lang family settled in the Volga German colony of Rosenheim on 27 July 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 5.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Nikolaus Lang was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a carpenter (Tischler).
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Nikolaus Lang came from the German region of Dienheim while the 1767 census records that he came from the the German village of Dunningen.
- 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): Rm22.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 62.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3031.