Johannes Müller, son of Andreas & Anna Catharina Müller, was born 28 September 1731 and baptized 30 September 1731 in Rückingen. Johannes married Anna Elisabetha Kaiser, daughter of Johann Kaiser, on 8 June 1760 in Langendiebach.
The baptisms of four children of their children are recorded in the Langendiebach parish register: (1) Thomas, born 24 March 1761, baptized 29 March 1761; (2) Eva Elisabeth, born 7 November 1762, baptized 10 November 1762; (3) Heinrich, born 5 August 1764, baptized 9 August 1764; and (4) Johannes, born 17 March 1766, baptized 21 March 1766.
Johann[es] Müller, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Thomas, age 7; Eva, age 4; Heinrich, age 2; Johann, age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 36.
Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johannes Müller came from the German region of Isenburg.
- Decker, Klaus-Peter. Die Auswanderung von 1766/67 aus der Grafschaft Ysenburg-Büdingen nach Russland, p. 156.
- Parish register of Rückingen.
- Parish register of Langendiebach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 485.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3179.
Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording Johann Müller and his family.
Source: Brent Mai.