Georg Heinrich Held, a stocking maker (Strumpfwirker), and his wife Magdalena are recorded on an appendix to the 1767 census of Paulskaya in Household No. 93 along with a note that they settled in the colony of Schaffhausen in 1768.
The 1767 census records that Georg Heinrich Held came from the German region of Ansbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 369.