Peter Philippsen, a craftsman (Handwerker), and his wife Anna Sibilla settled in the Volga German colony of Reinhard on 15 July 1766 and recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 22.
The 1767 census records that Peter Philippsen came from the German village of Nurman in the Dening region.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 25.