Christian Kaufmann and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Kutter on 8 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 23.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Christian Kaufmann was a miller while the 1767 census records that he was a craftsman (Handwerker).
The 1767 census records that Christian Kaufmann came from the German district of Isenburg.
- 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): Kt04.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 481.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3230.