Nikolaus Reichert, a farmer, his wife Anna, son Johann (age ¾), and servant Anna [surname not recorded] (age 32) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard the ship Apollo under the command of Skipper Detlov Merberg.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.
In 1797, Ludwig Reichert moved from Krasnoyar to Hummel.
The 1798 census of Krasnoyar in Household No. Ks009 records that Nikolaus Reichert is herding livestock in Nieder-Monjou.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Reichert came from the village of Büdingen in the region of Isenburg, and that his wife Anna Katharina is from the German village of Grünberg in the Darmstadt region.
- 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): Hm09, Ks009, Ms1412.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 419.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5061.