Peter Bracht, a miner (Erzbergbauarbeiter), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the hooker Anna Catharina under the command of Skipper Adolph Scharpenberg.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Keller on 12 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2.
The 1767 census records that Peter Bracht came from the German village of Bruchhausen in the Kurpfalz.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 341.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #886.