Jakob Strauch, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Johann, age 10; Friedrich, age 6; Katharina, age 1/6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
Jakob Strauch, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and children (Johann Ludwig, age 16; Johann Friedrich, age 6; Katharina, age 1½) are recorded on the 1767 census of Huck in Household No. 56 along with a note that Johann Ludwig Straus had relocated to the colony of Anton in 1768. They had settled in Huck on 1 July 1767.
The death of Jakob Strauch in 1806 is recorded on the 1811 census of Huck in Household No. 72.
Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Jakob Strauch came from the German region of Isenburg.
- 1811 Huck Census (Household No. 72).
- 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): Hk72.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 154.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3119.