Johann Heinrich Popp arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773.
He is recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 24). His sisters are believed to be recorded on this 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 10).
- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (Nos. 10 & 24).
- 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): Pb17.