Lais / Leis (Philippsfeld)
Johann Lies, a single cobbler, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
Joh. Georg Liess is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Johann Georg Lies, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), and his wife Anna settled in the Volga German colony of Philippsfeld on 17 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 11.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Lies came from the German region of Hessen. The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Lies came from the German village of Hirschfeld [Hersfeld?] in the Hessen region.
- 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): Pp06.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 405.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5343.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3537.