In 1788, Johannes Nick moved from Seelmann to Preuss.
Johannes Nick from Seelmann is recorded on the 1798 census of Preuss in Household No. Ps52.
- 1834 Preuss Census (Households No. 10, 36, 53, 147).
- 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): Ps52, Mv2710.