Andreas Pflaum, a farmer, and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard a pink under the command of Lieutenant Moisey Davydov.
Andreas died after arriving in Russia. His widow, Anna Maria remarried to Michael Weinert and they settled in the Volga German colony of Urbach on 13 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 14 along with surviving son Georg.
The 1798 census records that Georg Pflaum from Urbach was living in Stahl am Karaman in Household No. Sk35.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Andreas Pflaum came from the German district of Wertneim. The 1767 census records that Anna Maria came from the German village of Bärstadt.
- 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): Sk35.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 273.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4128.