Nikolaus Müller, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 29 August 1766 on a ship under the command of Skipper Johann Skott.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Stephan on 24 August 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 2.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Nikolaus Müller came from the German region of Isenburg. The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Müller came from the German village of Engelrod.
- 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): Sp24.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 221.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #3600.