Joseph Leinfried [sic] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.
Joseph Liebfried [sic] is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Joseph Leipfried, a miller (Müller), and his wife Maria are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard (No. 25). They are next recorded on the 1798 census of Wittmann in Household No. Wm23.
The 1767 census records that Joseph Leipfried came from the German village of Eichenbühl.
- 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): Wm23.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #6870 [not included in the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 200.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4797.