Alexander Waljatski, his wife Kunigunda, and children (Sophia, age 17½; Christina, age 15; Margaretha, age 12½; Anna Maria, age 8; Karl, age 4; Friederika, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Frei Gebruder under the command of Skipper Minzberger.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 19 Auust 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 70.
In 1788, Karl Waleske moved from Jost to Schilling.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Alexander Waljatski was a farmer from the German region of Fulda while the 1767 census records that he was a hunter (Jäger) from the German village of Raschau in Poland.
- 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): Jo48, Sg049, Mv1077.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 211.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5807.