Ludwig Horn and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 12.
In 1797, Johannes Horn moved from Krasnoyar to Schwed. The 1798 census of Hummel records that a Johannes Horn from Krasnoyar is living there (Hm11).
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Ludwig Horn was a stonemason while the 1767 census records that he was a farmer.
The 1767 census records that Johannes Ludwig Horn came from the German village of Mannheim in the Kurpfalz region.
- 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): Hm11, Ks014, Ks049, Ks079, Ks094, Mv1413.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 416.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4117.