Heinrich Reck, a blacksmith, his wife Margaretha, and daughters (Eleonora, age 3; Margaretha, age 1) 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.
Joh. Heinr. Reck and his wife Margaretha are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Heinrich Reck, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha Wilhelmina are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 111.
Heinrich Reck and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Schaffhausen in Household No. Sh19.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Reck came from the German region of Nassau. The 1767 census records that Heinrich Reck came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- 1857 Rosendamm Census (Household No. 6).
- 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): Sh04, Sh19, Sh45.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 223.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5502.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3073-3074.