Associated Colonies
Place of origin
Kirchbracht, Birstein, Hessen, Germany

Johann Peter Schott, son of Johann Heinrich and Anna Margaretha Schott, was baptized in Kirchbracht on 27 January 1732. Anna Margaretha Scheller, daughter of Johann Scheller and Anna Maria Groth, was born 22 September and baptized 24 September 1737 in Nieder-Seemen. 

The Büdingen marriages report that Peter Scott from Kirchbracht and Margaretha Scheller from Nieder-Seemen married on 9 April 1766. 

They arrived in Russia on 4 July 1766, on the same ship as Anna Margaretha's brothers Johannes Scheller and Johann Conrad Scheller.

The Schott couple arrived in Moor on 18 June 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 Census (First Settlers List) in Household #44.


- Aulendiebach Parish Records (LDS Film No. 1201847).
- Parish records of Nieder-Seemen and Mittel-Seemen on
- Bonner, Wayne H. Volga German Settlers Identified in Isenburg and Other German Church Records Part I (Gardena, CA: Wayne Bonner, 2007): 51.
- Mai, Brent Alan and Dona Reeves-Marquardt, German Migration to the Russian Volga (1764-1767) (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 2003): 64.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 167.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): 97.

Wayne Bonner