Johann Adam Weiss, his wife Anna, and children (Jakob, age 20; Johann, age 11; Philipp, age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.
Son Jakob is believed to be recorded on the 1798 census in Katharinenstadt in Household No. Ka028.
- 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): Ka028.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #7204.