Gottfried Meier, a widowed fabric printer (Stoffdrucker), and his daughters (Maria, age 11; Eva, age 9) are recorded on the 1767 census of Nieder-Monjou in Household No. 21. They had settled there on 3 August 1767.
The 1767 census records that Gottfried Meier came from the German region of Sachsen (Saxony).
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 190.