The marriage of Johannes Schlotthauer and Anna Maria Eckert is recorded on 9 April 1766 in the parish records of Spielberg.
Johann Schlotthauer, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
The couple settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 11 along with the orphan Eva Katharina Rimmel, daughter of the deceased Johannes Rimmel. The 1767 records no relationship between the Schlotthauer and Rimmel families.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann[es] Schlotthauer came from the German region of Isenburg while the 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Hk18, Hk51, Hk52.
- Parish records of Spielberg (Archion.de)
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 142.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3250.