Johannes Krausch and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a ship with Lieutenant Moisey Davidov at the helm.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 where they are recorded on the 1767 census in Household No. 27.
The 1767 Census record this family as being from the German village of Grünberg.
- 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): Ks029.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 421.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 273.