Place of origin
Eichelsdorf, Nidda, Hessen, Germany
Anna Margaretha Rikl (age 3) is from Eichelsdorf. Her mother married Johann Heinrich Götz and they arrived at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766.
They arrived in Yagodnaya Polyana on 16 September 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 72.
- Eichelsdorfer Auswanderer an der Wolga (in German). Website no longer active. http://www.nidda-eichelsdorf.de/auswanderer.html
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 191.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 409.