Johann[es] Weinbender, a single farmer, and his sister Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the pink Slon under the command of Lieutenant Sergey Panov.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Müller on 16 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 34 along with his new wife Anna Maria.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann[es] Weinbender came from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Karbach in the Isenburg region.
- 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): Ml29.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 183.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4090.