Philipp Dittor, a farmer, and his wife Anna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Gottfried Seelender.
Philipp died during the transport from Oranienbaum to the Volga region in a group led by Lieutenant Dunkel. Anna Margaretha (recorded as the widow of Nikolaus Dittor) settled in the Volga German colony of Dehler on 1 July 1767 and is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 49.
The 1767 census records that Anna Margaretha Dittor came from the German village of Denckschön in the region of Ansbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 277.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3426.