Johann Adam Bachmann [sic], a botton maker (Knopfmacher), and his wife Johanna arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 4 July 1766 aboard the English frigate Love & Unity under the command of Skipper Thomas Fairfax.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Paulskaya on 22 July 1767. Johann Adam is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 13 along with his new wife Katharina.
In 1788, Konrad Beckmann moved from Paulskaya to Nieder-Monjou and Philipp Beckmann moved from Paulskaya to Krasnoyar.