Johannes Schwabauer and Christina Margaretha Eissenmayer married on 6 September 1740 in Hassloch, southwest of Mannheim. They immigrated to Russia arriving from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 9 August 1766 aboard the Russian galliot Strelna under the command of Lieutenant Sornev along with the following children: Johann Jacob (baptized 15 September 1741), Johann Christoph (baptized 12 May 1745), Philipp Jacob (baptized 18 October 1747), Anna Catharina (baptized 3 August 1749), Maria Elisabeth (born about 1750), Sophia (born 1 January 1754), Johann (born about 1756), and Kilian (baptized 15 February 1761).
Father Johannes died after reaching Russia, and his widow married Johann Heinrich Geier and settled in the Volga German colony of Huck on 17 August 1767. They are recorded on the 1767 Census of Huck in Households No. 63 and 66.
Philipp Jacob settled in the Volga German of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. He and his new bride are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 63.
At some point, son Kilian must have moved to the colony of Straub, because in 1790, Kilian Schwabauer and his family moved from Straub to Balzer.
- 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): Bz074, Hk78, Ks044, Ks105, Mv2861.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 155-156.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4980, #4981, #4982.
- Parish records of Hassloch.
Fabian Zubia Schultheis