Melchior Mack, a butcher (Fleischer), his wife Anna Maria, and daughter Georgina (age 1) are recorded on the 1767 census of Kraft in Household No. 3. They had settled there on 18 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Melchior Mack came from the German region of Ansbach.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 394.