In 1790, Georg Bauer moved from Norka to Messer.
He is recorded on the 1798 census of Messer in Household No. Ms22.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Ms22, Mv1948.