Peter Wilhelm, his wife Margaretha Zavina [?], and children (Johann Georg, 20; Anna Eleonora, age 18; Johann Konrad, age 16; Johannes, age 13; Andreas, age 12; Philipp, age 6; Peter, age 3) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 2 July 1772 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hartwig.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Pobochnaya on 4 July 1773.
They are recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 11).
In 1777, Konrad Wilhelm moved from Pobochnaya to Krasnoyar.
In 1793, Johann Ludwig Wilhelm left Pobochnaya.
- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (No. 11).
- 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): Ks031, Pb14, Pb19, Pb24, Pb27, Pb33, Mv2323, Mv2330.