Kaspar Spohr, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Hans Karholm.
Casper Spor [sic] is recorded on a list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Kaspar Spohr, a single farmer, is recorded on a list of Beauregard recruits (No. 152) appended to the 1767 census. It is not known in which colony he settled.
The 1767 census records that Kaspar Spohr came from the German village of Örlenbach.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Spohr family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 379.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766 (Saratov: State Technical University, 2010): #7136.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #4605.