Gottlieb Neumann, his wife Marianna [Weiss], and children (Johann Gottlieb, age 19; Franziscus, age 4; Georg, age 1) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum aboard the Russian galliot Katharina Eleonora under the command of Skipper Peter Röder.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Göbel on 24 May 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 62.
Widower Gottlieb Neumann, the son, is recorded on the 1798 census of Volmer in Household No. Vm48 along with a note that he's actually in Enders with his children.
Son Franz Neumann is recorded on the 1798 census of Husaren in Household No. Hn09.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Gottlieb Neumann was a farmer while the 1767 census records that he was a craftsman (Handwerker). The 1767 census records that Gottlieb Neumann came from the German village of Friedenberg in the Schlesien (Silesia) 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): Hn09, Vm48.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 55.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #301.