Johann Georg Fischer, a farmer, his wife Anna Margaretha, and children (Johann Heinrich, age 15½; Johann Philipp, age 13) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 8 August 1766 aboard the pink Cargo under the command of Lieutenant Moses Davydov.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Krasnoyar on 20 July 1767 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 35.
The 1798 census of Enders records Georg Fischer from Krasnoyar in Household No. En23.
Johannes Fischer from Krasnoyar and his son are recorded on the 1862 census of Gnadendorf.
Both the Oranienbaum passenger list and the 1767 census record that Johann Georg Fischer came from the German region of Laubach.
- 1862 Gnadendorf Census.
- 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): En23, Ks026, Ks041.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 423.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #4171.