Johann Detlev Weisbrot and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 June 1766 aboard the ship Die Vergelte Weintraube under the command of Skipper Anderson.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Dinkel on 12 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.
The 1798 census records Johann Heinrich Weisbrod in Straub in Household No. Sr17.
Johann Heinrich Weisbrod is recorded on the 1811 census of Dinkel in Household No. 18 along with a note that he relocated to the colony of Straub in 1800.
[Johann] Heinrich Weisbrot from Dinkel and his sons (Georg Michael, age 12; Johann Christoph, age 8; Johann Heinrich, age 6) are recorded on the 1811 census of Straub in Household No. 58 along with a note that he had arrived in Straub from Dinkel in 1803.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Detlev Weisbrot was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a tailor (Schneider).
The 1767 census records that Johann Detlev Weisbrot came from the German town of Kiel in the Holstein region.
- 1811 Dinkel Census (Household No. 18).
- 1811 Straub Census (Household No. 58).
- 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): Dn18, Sr17.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 303.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #828.