Konrad Krüger, a farmer, his wife Katharina, and mother-in-law Anna [surname not recorded] arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the Der Junge Mathias under the command of Skipper David Wollert.
He settled in the Volga German colony of Göbel on 20 June 1767 where he is recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 65 along with his new wife Maria Elisabeth and her children (Nikolaus, age 22; Johann Georg, age 15) [surnames not recorded].
The 1767 census records that Konrad Krüger came from the German village of Beselich [?] in the Braunfels region.
- 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): Gb18, Gb27.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 56.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1885.