Johann Kaspar Schuhmacher, his wife Anna Elisabeth Schukart, and daughter (Anna Elisabeth, age 6-months) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773. They are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 9).
Georg Schuhmacher is recorded on the 1798 census of Kolb in Household No. Ko44. It is believed that he is a descendant of this Schuhmacher family.
- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (Household No. 9).
- 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): Ko44.