Jost Geier, his wife Anna Maria, and their new-born son Johann Adam (age ¼) are recorded on the 1775 census of Schilling in Household No. 35 along with a note that their house had burned down in 1768.
- 1775 Census of Schilling (No. 35).
- 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): Sg036, Sg100.