[Johann] Gottlieb Lieder, a tailor (Schneider), his wife Anna, and son Johann [Heinrich] (age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the hooker Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Adolph Scharpenberg.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Straub on 12 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23 along with newborn daughter Maria Elisabeth (6-weeks old).
The 1798 census of Laub records Heinrich Lieder in Household No. Lb33. The 1798 census of Straub records a younger Johann Heinrich Lieder in Household No. Sr53 along with a note that he is working in Laub.
The 1767 census records that Johann Gottlieb Lieder came from the German village of Friedrichstadt [?] in Sachsen (Saxony).
- 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): Lb33, Sr53.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 234.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #851.