Georg Fritz, a farmer, his wife, and his sister-in-law (wife's sister) settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 15 July 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 44.
The 1767 census records that Georg Fritz was from the German village of Eppstein in the Kurmainz 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): Ps07, Ps08.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 419.