Conrad Eichhorn and his wife Susanna arrived in Russia on 8 Aug 1766 with five children. Conrad and his first wife, Elisabeth, had four children baptized on the following dates in Wächtersbach: Catharina Margaretha, 14 Sep 1740; Dorothea Amalia, 16 Sep 1742; Henrietta, 20 Dec 1744; and Anna, 4 Jun 1750. Elisabeth died, and Conrad married Susanna Hoffman, the daughter of Phillip Hoffmann, on 2 Aug 1753. The baptisms of six children are recorded in the Wächtersbach church records: Anna Maria, 19 May 1754; Maria Margaretha, 25 Aug 1755; Christina Margaretha, 27 Nov 1757; Johann Isaac, 1 Jun 1760; Johannes, 21 Feb 1762; and Catharina, 15 Jul 1764. The Eichhorn family is reported on the Huch First Settler’s List in Family #27.
- Parish records of Wächtersbach (Gelnhausen, Kassel Archiv) on Archion.de
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010), p. 209
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001), p. 146