[Johann] Heinrich Eberhardt [sic], a farmer, his wife Anna, and sons (Johann[es], age 10; [Johann] Heinrich, age 9) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 [name of ship & commander unknown].
They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 28.
Heinrich Gebhardt [the son] and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Huck in Household No. Hk87.
The death of Heinrich Gebhardt in 1801 is recorded on the 1811 census of Huck in Household No. 86.
Melchior Gebhardt, son of Heinrich Gebhardt, and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 29.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Gebhardt came from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that he came from the German region of Stolberg.
- 1811 Huck Census (Household No. 86).
- 1834 Nieder-Monjou Census (Household No. 29).
- 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): Hk42, Hk83, Hk87.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 147.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #3139.
Entry on the Oranienbaum passenger list recording the family of Heinrich Eberhardt [sic].
Source: Brent Mai.