Johannes Lorey, a farmer, his wife Anna, and [step-]daughter Magdalena [Werth] (age 15) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the galliot Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Johann Joachim Janson.
Johann[es] Lorey, his wife Anna Utilia, and [step-]daughter Anna Magdalena [Werth] (age 12½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Widower Johannes Lorey, a farmer, is recorded on the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 92. He had settled in Nieder-Monjou on 3 August 1767. Step-daughter Magdalena Werth is recorded in Household No. 92.
The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Stahlberg in the Isenburg region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 204.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3983.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6219-6221.