Johannes Reinhard, a farmer, his wife Johanetta, and children (Elisabeth, age 16; Anna, age 12; Johann, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Wiebe Heinrichson.
His wife died, and Johannes Reinhard remarried to Elisabeth, the widow of Jakob Georg who was on the same ship.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Kukkus on 26 June 1767, and the combined Reinhard and Georg families are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 34.
The deceased Eberhard Reinhard recorded on the 1798 census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. St51 is believed to be the Johann Reinhard recorded above as the son of Johannes Reinhard who setled in Kukkus.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Reinhard came from the German village of Büblingshausen near Braunfels.
- Kukkus Website (www.kukkus.com) - Origins
- 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): St51.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): #487.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 469.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3555.