Johann Nieder [sic], a single hosier (Strumpfwirker), arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
Johann Niederer [sic] is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 108 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Näb in 1768.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Nieder [sic] came from the German region of Isenburg while the 1767 census records that Johann Niederer [sic] came from the German region of Hanau.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 222.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5533.