Andreas Keil, a farmer, his wife Anna Elisabeth, and children (Johann Georg, age 11; Andreas, age 7) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the galliot Johannes under the command of Skipper Stahl.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach where son Johann Georg Keil is recorded on the 1798 census in Household No. Hs034.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Keil came from the German region of Darmstadt.
- 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): Hs034.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6356.
Susan Hopp Nakaji