Immanuel Stephan and his wife Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 20 May 1766 aboard the Danzig galliot Die Hoffnung under the command of Skipper Johann Heschke.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Husaren on 17 February 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Immanuel Stephan was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a member of the petty bourgeois (Kleinbürger).
The 1767 census records that Immanuel Stephan came from the city of Danzig in Prussia.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 170.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #338.