Georg Appel, a farmer, and his wife Anna Margaretha settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 61.
The 1767 census records that Georg Appel came from the German village of Grünberg in the Darmstadt region.
There are no known surviving male lines of this Appel family among the Volga German colonies.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 2 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2001): 431.