Widower Johann Georg Ihling settled in the Volga German colony of Frank in 1767. He is recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 35.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Ihling came from the German village of Selzich in Sachsen (Saxony).
There are no known surviving male descendants of this family among the Volga German colonies.
- 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): Fk110.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 1 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 1999): 424.