Helm (Bettinger)

Georg [Heinrich] Helm, his wife Anna, and son Johann (age 6) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 12 September 1766 aboard an English frigate under the command of Skipper Adam Beerfeier.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Bettinger on 3 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 22.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Georg Helm was a weaver from the German region of Darmstadt. The 1767 census records that Georg Heinrich Helm was a farmer from the German village of Strebendorf.

Heil (Pfeifer)

Philipp Heil, a farmer, his wife Maria Ursula, and daughters (Maria Klara, age 9; Elisabeth, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 aboard the ship Apollo under the command of Detlov Merberg.

Daughter Klara is recorded on the 1767 census of Pfeifer in Household No. 61 along with the Andreas Spahn family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Heil and Spahn families.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Philipp Heil came from the German region of Fulda.

Heidt (Semenovka)

Johann Jakob Heidt, a single farmer, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the snow-brig Die Frau Dietrika under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn.

He is recorded on the 1798 census of Semenovka in Household No. Se19.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Jakob Heidt came from the German region of Mainz.

Hartmann (Paulskaya)

Johann [Ludolph] Hartmann, a single man, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

He settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 7 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 29 along with his new wife Josephina.

The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Hartmann was a physician from Bickenbach [?] while the 1767 census records that he was a barber (Friseur) from the German village of Bakenburg [?].

Haas (Jost)

Johann Jakob [Haas] (age 10) and his siblings (Johann, age 9; Christina, age 2½) arrived from Lübeck along with their mother Elisabeth and her husband Jakob Stuler at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the hooker Anna Katharina under the command of Skipper Adolph Scharpenberg.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Jost on 19 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 36.

The 1767 census records that their step-father Jakob Stuler came from the German village of Augsburg in the Schwaben region.

Haas (Brabander)

Johann[es] Haas, a farmer, and his wife Katharina arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the ship Die Neue Freiheit von Bremen under the command of Skipper Steingrawer.

They settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 13 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 24 along with orphan Johannes Kaster (age 3) whose parents died on the trip between Oranienbaum and Saratov. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Haas and Kaster families.

Beckshorn

Konrad Beckshorn, a joiner, his wife Elisabeth, and children (Andreas, age 16½; Gottfried, age 14; Michael, age 11; Lorenz, age 8; Georg, age 4) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.

Two surviving children are recorded on the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 12 along with the Johann Ernst Wolter family. The 1767 census does not record a relationship between the Beckshorn and Wolter families.