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Johann Philipp Ringel, a farmer, his wife Anna, and children (Anna, age 18; Johann, age 16; Maria, age 14; Wilhelm, age 12; Just, age 2½) 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. Philip Ringel, his wife Anna Elisabetha, and children (Anna Elisabeth, age 18; Johannes, age 16¾; Anna Maria, age 14½; Wilhelm, age 12½; Jost, age 2½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Johann Philipp Ringel, his wife Anna, and children (Johann, age 17; Anna Maria, age 15; Wilhelm, age 13; Johann Just, age 4) are recorded on the 1767 census of Philippsfeld in Household No. 12. They had settled in Philippsfeld on 3 August 1767.

In 1771, Philipp Ringel and his family moved from Philippsfeld to Nieder-Monjou.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Ringel came from the German region of Nassau. The 1767 census records that Johann Philipp Ringel came from the German village of Niederscheld.


- 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): Nm16, Mv2295.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 406.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5285.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3428-3434.

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