Johann Georg Eltz, a farmer, and his wife Maria settled in the Volga German colony of Brabander on 13 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 93 along with Anna Maria Neuberger (age 36), a day laborer (Lohnarbeiterin) who is living with them.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Eltz came from the German region of Anhalt-Zerbst.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 234.