Andreas Berger, his wife Maria, and son Ferdinand (age 8) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 10 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Nikolaus Peter Pink.
Andreas settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 3 August 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 85 along with his new wife Dorothea. The 1798 census of Orlovskaya records the widow and children of Andreas Berger from Paulskaya in Household No. Or48.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Berger was a stonemason while the 1767 census records that he was a miller (Müller).
The 1767 census records that Andreas Berger was from the German village of Artburg [?] in Sachsen (Saxony).
- 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): Or48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 351.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4336.