Egidius Huber, 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 Wiebe Heinrichson.
Anna died during the transport of Lieutenant Dunkler. He remarried to Katharina, the widow of Johann Gerhardt, and they settled in the Volga German colony of Bangert on 26 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 27 along with Katharina's son Johannes Gerhardt.
The 1767 census records that Egidius Huber came from the German village of Grimmelfingen near Ulm in Schwaben (Swabia).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 112.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3578.