Gottfried Grimm and his family are recorded on the 1775 census of Grimm in Household No. 1 along with his stepson Johann Georg Kanzler. It is believed that Gottfried's wife is Anna Katharina Kanzler, the widow of Solomon Kanzler from Kolb.
In 1787, Christian Grimm left Grimm.
- 1775 Grimm Census (Household No. 1).
- 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): Gm168, Mv0749.