An article by Hermann Wäschke records the following:
Paul Schneider, a tenant (Mietsmann), with his wife and 2 children, from Meilendorf [sic] in the district of Dessau.
Paul Schneider, his wife Johanna, and daughters (Maria, age 14; Anna, age 1½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
Paul Schneyder [sic], his wife Johanna, and daughters (Maria Sophia, age 14; Anna Elisabet, age 1) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that daughter Maria Sophia died en route.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 25.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Paul Schneider was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a brewer (Bierbrauer).
The 1767 census records that Paul Schneider came from the German village of Wallendorf [?].
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt. German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #1151.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 337.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1566.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #1113-1116.
- Wäschke, Hermann. "Deutsche Familien in Russland" in Roland, Archiv für Stamm- und Wappenkunde, Jubiläumsschrift, 18 January 1912: 84.