Johann Adam Bachmann [sic], a botton maker (Knopfmacher), and his wife Johanna 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.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 22 July 1767. Johann Adam is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13 along with his new wife Katharina.
In 1788, Konrad Beckmann moved from Paulskaya to Nieder-Monjou and Philipp Beckmann moved from Paulskaya to Krasnoyar.
In 1789, Philipp Beckmann moved from Fischer to Krasnoyar.
In 1791, Konrad Beckmann moved from Fischer to Nieder-Monjou.
The 1767 census records that Johann Adam Bachmann came from the German village of Blauenthal near Kotteritz.
- 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): Ks030, Pl08, Nm53, Mv0594, Mv2213, Mv2214.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 334.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1586.