The Norka website reports that Melchior Ott is from the German village of Radmühl.
Melchior & Anna Margaretha Ott arrived in the Volga German colony of Norka on 15 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 128.
- Norka website (online)
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 263.