Jakob Heinemann, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard a ship under the command of Skipper Franz Nikolaus Schröder.
They are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Beauregard in Household No. 22. They settled in the Volga German colony of Wittmann.
The 1798 census of Wittmann records Jakob Heinemann in Household No. Wm06.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Heinemann came from the region of Bautenstein.
- 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): Wm06.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 199.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6833.