Georg Stenger was born in approximately 1788. He served in Napoleon's army and fought against the Russians. He was captured by the Russians, and in 1812, was settled in the Volga German colony of Stahl am Tarlyk. He is recorded there on the 1834 Census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 91 and on the 1850 Census of Stahl am Tarlyk in Household No. 141 along with a note that he had died there in 1841.
- 1834 Stahl am Tarlyk Census (Household No. 91).
- 1850 Stahl am Tarlyk Census (Household No. 141).
- 1857 Stahl am Tarlyk Census (Household No. 179).
- Belousov, S.V. "Prisoners of war of Napoleon's army in the Volga region: the arrangement, content, relationships with the local population." Bulletin of the Samara State University, No. 1 (Samara, Russia: Samara State University, 2006): 48-55.