Philipp Schlager, a weaver, his wife Sabina, and daughter Katharina (age 5) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the Danish galliot Nord Stern under the command of Skipper Detlev Belling along with a servant Johann Gausmann (age 17½).
Philip Schlager, his wife Sabina Barbara, and son Johann Georg (born en route) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Philipp Schlager, a weaver (Weber), his wife Anna Sabina, and son Joseph (age 2) are recorded on the 1767 census of Brabander in Household No. 61. They had settled there on 19 August 1767.
Sabina Schmazel, widow of Philipp Schlager, and her family are recorded on the 1798 census of Brabander in Household No. Bn60.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp Schlager came from the German region of Erbach. The 1767 census records that he came from the German village of Erbach in the Kurmainz 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): Bn60.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 228.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #5214 (p.335).
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #2691-2693.
Entry from the Oranienbaum passenger list recording Philipp Schlager and his family.
Source: Brent Mai.