Johann Konrad Heffeneider and his wife Anna Maria arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 13 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Lieutenant Gawril Poduzki.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Norka on 26 August 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 181.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Konrad Heffeneider is a farmer from the district of Riedesel while the 1767 census records that he is a craftsman (Handwerker) from Schlitz.
- 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): Nr209.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 2278.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #5578.