Johann Eberhard Fuchs, a censor in Pferdsfeld, Germany, is the grandfather of Johann Georg Fuchs who was born in 1733 in Merxheim, Reingrafen von Grumbach Territory, and died in 1802 in Hussenbach. His ancestors came from neighboring Pferdsfeld. Johann Georg Fuchs married Friederica Magdalena Gresser on 24 November 1761 in Offenbach/Glan, Rheingrafen von Grumbach Territory, Germany. Friedrica was baptized on 11 April 1741 in Ilgensheim, Rheingrafen von Grumbach Territory.
They had two sons: (1) Martin, born 9 June 1764; and (2) Andreas, born 23 May 1766.
Johann Georg Fuchs, a joiner, his wife Friederika, and children (Martin, age 2½; Andreas, age ¼) arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 14 September 1766 aboard the ship Die Frau Dietrika under the command of Skipper Joachim Friedrich Luhn. They settled in the Volga German colony of Hussenbach and are recorded there on the 1798 census in Household No. 80.
Part of this family moved to Frank.
The Oranienbaum passenger list records that Johann Georg Fuchs came from the German region of Grumbach.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Hs080, Kz21.
- Parish records of Merxheim.
- Parish records of Pferdsfeld.
- Pleve, Igor. Fuchs Family Chart.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #6120.