Johann Adam Stumpfnagel, a farmer, his wife Gertruda, and daughter Elisabeth (age ½) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Citadel under the command of Midshipman Grigory Bukharin.
Johann Adam Stumpfnagel, his wife Gerdruta, and daughter Elisabeth (age 1) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Pfeifer on 22 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 78.
The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Stumpfnagel came from the German village of Aschaffenburg.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 396.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5263 (p.334).
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #2149-2151.
Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording Johann Adam Stumpfnagel and his family.
Source: Brent Mai.