Friedrich Wilhelm, a single farmer, arrived together from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 88 along with his new wife Elisabeth.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Friedrich Wilhelm came from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Hanau.
- 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): Hk68.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 161.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4943.