Widower Georg Heinrich, a wine distiller (Weinbrenner), and his sons (Johannes, age 13; Johann Georg, age 3) are recorded on the 1767 census of Preuss along with a note that they relocated to the colony of Kukkus in 1768. They had settled in Preuss on 16 August 1767.
Son Johannes and his family are recorded on the 1798 census of Kukkus in Household No. Kk20.
The 1767 census records that Georg Heinrich came from the German village of Kamberg in the Kurtrier region.
- 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): Kk20.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 434.