Johann Ramsauer and his wife Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nicolaus Schröder. They are recorded on the 1767 census in a list of Beauregard recruits (No. 8) along with a note that they relocated to the Volga German colony of Bettinger in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Johann Ramsauer came from the German village of Ulzburg.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 351.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6897.