Michael Stürtz, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.
Joh. Michael Stürtz (age 17¼) is recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
Michael Stürtz, a single man, is recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 109.
Johannes Michael Stürtz from Näb and his wife are recorded on the 1798 census of Kind in Household No. Kd10. Johannes Stürtz, presumed to be the son of Johannes Michael Stürtz, and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kind in Household No. Kd04.
Johannes Stürtz and his family are recorded on the 1834 census of Kind in Household No. 18.
The 1767 census records that Michael Stürtz came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- 1834 Kind Census (Household No. 18).
- 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): Kd04, Kd10.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 223.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4790.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #3333.