Simon Stöcklein, a farmer, and his wife Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.
Simon Stöcklein, his wife Martha [sic], and newborn son Nicolaus are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Simon Stöcklein, a farmer, and his wife Margaretha are recorded on the 1767 list of Beauregard recruits in Household No. 122. They settled in the Volga German colony of Zug.
The Beauregard list records that Simon Stöcklein came from the German village of Sassendorf.
- 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): Zg17, Zg34.
- Oranienbaum passenger list #4720 [not included in the Kuhlberg List published by Igor Plehve].
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 373.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #5657-5659.