Johann Georg Ehrlich, a cobbler (Schuhmacher), his wife Susanna, and children (Maria Dorothea, age 15; Johann Christian, age 14; Gottlieb, age 11) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kaneau in Household No. 44. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
In 1786, Georg Ehrlich and his family moved from Kaneau to Schaffhausen.
In 1786, Gottlieb Ehrlich and his family moved from Kaneau to Rosenheim.
In 1787, Christian Ehrlich and his family moved from Orlovskaya to Schaffhausen.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Ehrlich came from the German region of Bermbach.
- 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): Rm08, Sh01, Mv1149, Mv1144, Mv2165.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 253.