Konrad Seitz, his wife Anna, and daughters (Anna, age 21; Margaretha, age 19; Magdalena, age 16) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Heidemann.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 28 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Konrad Seitz was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a carpenter (Zimmermann). The 1767 census records that Konrad Seitz came from the German village of Lambsheim in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 218.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4126.