Johann Peter Thiel [sic], his wife Anna Katharina Popp, daughter Anna Gertrude, and sister-in-law Anna Margaretha Popp (age 20) 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. 10). Anna Margaretha Popp is believed to be recorded on the 1798 census of Pobochnaya in Household No. Pb11.
Peter Diehl [sic] and his wife Katharina Popp are recorded on the 1798 census of Krasnoyar in Household No. Ks088.
- 1773 Pobochnaya Census (No. 10).
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Pb11, Ks088.