Johann Nikolaus Vogt, a farmer, and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), arriving in Fridericia on 1 May 1760.
They joined the migration to Russia. Nikolaus Vogt and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 31 July 1766 aboard a Russian packet-boat under the command of Lieutenant Korsakov.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Dietel on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 26.
They 1767 census records that Nikolaus Vogt came from the German village of Leiterhausen in the Kurpfalz region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 290.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #2766.