Johann Georg Spielmann, a farmer, and his family settled in the Volga German colony of Stephan on 24 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 32.
In 1796, Georg Spielmann moved from Stephan to Shcherbakovka.
The 1767 census records that Johann Georg Spielmann came from the German village of Elbergen [?].
- 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): Sv37, Sp37, Sp38, Mv2850.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 4 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 227.