Daniel Krücher, a gardner (Gärtner), and his wife Elisabeth arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 15 September 1766 aboard the ship Der Junge Heinrich under the command of Skipper Heinrich Niemann.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Katharinenstadt on 17 August 1767. Daniel Krücker is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 167 along with his new wife Anna Elisabeth Hackl.
The 1767 census records that Daniel Krücker came from the German village of Boksweiler [?] in the Hessen region while his wife Anna Elisabeth Hackl came from the German village of Korbach near Waldeck.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 311.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #7263.