Georg Steinbeck, a farmer, and his family immigrated to Russia, arriving from Lübeck at the port in Oranienbaum on 18 Jun 1766 aboard the ship Mann & Frau under the command of skipper Daniel Berg.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 16 August 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 142 with a note that he is living in Saratov. Another note records that he relocated to Brabander in 1768.
The 1767 census records that the family is from the German region of Dessau.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 440.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1081.