Johann [Ernst] Müller from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax and is recorded as the servant of Konrad Lutz.
Ernst Müller, a farmer, and his wife Elisabeth are recorded on the 1767 census of Balzer in Household No. 64. They had settled there on 18 June 1767.
In 1796, Johann Heinrich Müller moved from Balzer to Krasnoyar.
Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Ernst Müller came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 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): Bz024, Ks076, Mv0084.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 90.
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