Nikolaus Rupp, his wife Anna Margaretha, and their daughter Anna Margaretha arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard a ship with Skipper Johann Grapp at the helm.
Nicolaus Rupp, his wife Anna, and daughter Anna (age 2¼) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767 along with a note that wife Anna died en route.
Nikolaus Rupp and his new wife Anna Margaretha, widow of Johannes Hermann, are recorded on the 1767 census of Rothammel in Household No. 23 along with his son Johannes (age 16). They had settled in Rothammel on 21 August 1767.
The baptism of daughter Anna Margaretha Rupp is recorded in the parish register of the German village of Hofheim.
- 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): Rt24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 85.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5868.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #6439-6441.
Baptismal record of Anna Margaretha Rupp in Hofheim.
Source: Maggie Hein.