Johann Christian Müller, his wife Wendelt, and son Christian (age 1½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 21 September 1766.
Joh.Christ. Müller, his wife Wendell, and son Christian (age 1½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that son Christian died en route.
Christian Müller, a cloth weaver (Tuchweber), and his wife Wekdela [?] are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Kaneau (No. 2) along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Katharinenstadt in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Christian Müller came from the German village of Pestemick [?] in the region of Sachsen-Gotha.
- Oranienbaum passenger list: #6671 [not included in the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 264.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3055-3057.