August[inus] Schindler, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heinrich Sager.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Keller on 5 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 65.
The 1767 census records that Augustinus Schindler came from the German village of Schwassing bei Mühl in the region of Böhmen (Bohemia).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 355.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6149.