Johann Martin Suppes, son of Heinrich Suppes, was born on 15 February 1715 in Unter-Seibertenrod.
Johan Martin Suppus [sic], a blacksmith (Schmidt [sic]) from the area of Riedesel, & Gerdrut [sic] Schotten née Rod, a widow from the area of Isenburg, were married on 29 July 1766 in Pastor Bruns's house in Lübeck. The marriage is recorded in the parish register of St. Jacob's Lutheran Church in Lübeck.
Martin Suppes, a farmer, his wife Gertruda, and children (Konrad, age 22; Anna, age 15; Johannes, age 12; Heinrich, age 8; Georg, age 5; Antonette, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 19 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Hermann Anderson.
They are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.
They settled in the colony of Hussenbach in 1767. The 1798 census of Hussenbach records sons Johannes Suppes in Household No. Hs065 and Johann Konrad Suppes in Household No. Hs111.
Johannes Suppes and his family are recorded on the 1811 census of Hussenbach in Household No. 65.
Konrad Suppes, his son-in-law Albertus Propp, and grandsons are recorded on the 1811 census of Hussenbach in Household No. 111.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Martin Suppes came from the German region of Lauterbach.
- 1811 Hussenbach Census (Households No. 65, 111).
- 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): Hs017, Hs051, Hs065, Hs111.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): #269.
- Mai, Brent Alan, trans. & ed. Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga: 1766-1767 (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998): 7290-7294.
- Parish records of Unter-Seibertenrod.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6615.