Nikolaus Reichenborn, a farmer, and his wife Magdalena arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Henrich Niemann.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Straub on 12 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 48.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Reichenborn came from the German village of Döschnitz in Saxony.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 241.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2122.