Wilhelm Ferdinand Leopold Lich and Anna Maria Lorey, were married in Leisenwald (Spielberg parish, near Wächtersbach) on 2 April 1750. Five children were baptized in Leisenwald according to the Spielberg parish records: Johann Adam, 8 November 1750, Elisabeth, 25 June 1752, Susanna, 28 July 1754, Johann Georg, 3 October 1756, and Johannes, 29 July 1761.
The Licht children and their parents arrived in Russia on 8 August 1766. Three of the siblings, Susanna, Elisabeth, and Johannes Licht, are reported as orphans on the Kutter First Settlers List, Household No. 2. Their arrival in Kutter is recorded on 8 July 1767.
Johannes moved to Moor, and is reported there in the 1798 Census. Susanna moved to Balzer, married Johannes Grassmück, and is reported there on the 1798 Census.
- Parish records of Spielberg on Archion.de
- Decker, Klaus-Peter. Die Auswanderung von 1766/67 aus der Grafschaft Ysenburg-Büdingen nach Russland: p. 148
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): p. 476