Daniel Stichler, a farmer, his wife Maria, and son Johann (age 10) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.
Daniel settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 5 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 7 along with his new wife Friederika and her daughter Anna Elisabeth [surname not recorded] (age 12).
The 1767 census records that Daniel Stichler came from the German village of Zerbst near Ziepel in the Sachsen (Saxony) region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 197.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1087.