Michael Weigandt, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard a Russian packet-boat under the command of Midshipman Mankensey.
Michael Weigandt and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Beideck in Household No. 61.
Michael Weigandt and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Beideck in Household No. Bd39.
The death of Michael Weigand in 1822 is recorded on the 1834 census of Beideck in Household No. 70.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Michael Weigandt came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- 1775 Beideck Census (Household No. 61).
- 1834 Beideck Census (Households No. 45, 70)
- 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): Bd39.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1182.