Peter Winsel, his wife Anna Maria Weingärtner, and children (Johann Konrad, age 10; Anna Elisabeth, age 4) 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. 19).
Konrad Winsel, recorded on a 1773 list of Pobochnaya settlers (No. 20), is believed to be his father.
There are no known surviving male lines of this family among the Volga German colonies
- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (Nos. 19 & 20).