Johann Philipp Roth, son of Johann Martin Roth (d. 12 January 1761), was born on 12 September 1742 in Wenings, about 14 kilometers north-northeast of Büdingen in Hessen.
Johann Philipp Roth, a farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the galliot Die Perle under the command of Skipper Thomson.
Johann Philipp Ruth [sic] is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Johann Philipp and his wife Anna are recorded on the 1767 census of Walter in Household No. 104. They had settled in Walter on 10 September 1767.
Widower Philipp Roth and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Walter in Household No. Wt072.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Philipp Roth came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 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): Wt072.
- Parish records of Wenings (LDS Film No. 1201720).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 318.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #6307.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8466.