Heinrich Beil and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Gottfried Seelender.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Bangert on 1 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 21.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Heinrich Beil was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a hosier (Strumpfwirker).
The 1767 census records that Heinrich Beil came from the German village of Homburg in the Darmstadt region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 110.