Christian Leinecker, a farmer, his wife Maria, and children (Johann, age 18; Valentin, age 16; Sebastian, age 12; Reinhard, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard the hooker Die Jungfer Dietrika under the command of Skipper Christian Korsholm.
Christian Leinecker, his wife Anna Maria, and sons (Johannes, age 18; Phalentin [sic], age 16; Sebastian, age 12; Reinhard, age 7) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that Anna Maria died en route.
Christian Leinecker, a farmer, his new wife Anna Maria Weber, his children (Valentin, age 17; Sebastian, age 13; Leonhard [sic], age 7), and her daughter (Maria Eva Weber, age 15) are recorded on the 1767 census of Köhler in Household No. 42. They had settled in Köhler on 21 August 1767.
Valentin Leinecker and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Köhler in Household No. Kl42. Sebastian Leinecker and his family are recorded there in Household No. Kl69.
Son Reinhard is recorded on the 1798 census of Leichtling in Household No. Lg18.
The 1767 census records that Christian Leinecker came from the German village of Hammelburg in the Würzburg 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): Kl42, Lg18.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 369.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5723.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #2664-2669.