Michael Trautwein and his son Johann (age 6¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.
Michael Trautwein and his son Johann (age 6) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Michael Trautwein, a farmer, his [new] wife Anna [Ringel], and son Gabriel (age 9) are recorded on the 1767 census of Philippsfeld in Household No. 14. They had settled in Philippsfeld on 17 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Michael Trautwein came from the German village of Königsheim.
- 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): Pp16.
- Oranienbaum passenger list: #6882 [not included in the Kuhlberg list published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 406.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4453-4454.