Johann Kaufmann, a weaver, arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
He, his wife Elisabeth, and their children (Anna Maria, age 5½; Johannes, age 3) are recorded recorded on a supplement to the 1775 census of Schilling in Household No. 3.
- 1775 Census of Schilling - appendix No. 2.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Sg022.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1645.