Philipp Jacob Pauli (son of Philipp Jacob Pauli of Wächtersbach) and Maria Elisabeth Burghard (daughter of Johann Jost Burghard) were married in Büdingen on 9 Dec 1756. They arrived in Russia on 29 Aug 1766 with three children: Johann Georg, baptized 2 Dec 1757 in Büdingen, Johannes (baptism not found), and Christian Friedrich, baptized 25 Mar 1764 in Büdingen. A fourth child, Johann Erhard, was born during the trip to the villages. The family is recorded in the Norka First Settler’s List as Family #16.
- Parish records of Büdingen on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): p. 245
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Nordost-Institute, 2005): p. 232