Johann Heinrich Neu and his mother, Anna Margaretha, arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766. They settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 31.
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