Johann Georg Bäcker, a tailor (Schneider), is recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 53 along with his wife Elisabeth, widow of Christian Leschhorn, and her daughter Ursula Leschhorn (age 12). They had settled there on 10 May 1767.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Bäcker came from the German village of Nieder-Modau.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 255.