Johann Georg Körber immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1760 along with his wife Anna Katharina Morgenthal.
They arrived in Fridericia on 3 October 1760. A daughter, Katharina Elisabeth, was born on 1 December 1760.
The Körbers are last recorded in the Danish colonies on 26 April 1763. They joined the migration to Russia and are recorded on the 1775 census of Schilling in Household No. 20.
In 1794, Georg Adam Körber moved from Schilling to Stahl am Tarlyk.
The Eichhorns record that Johann Georg Körber came from the German village of Michelstadt, Grafschaft Erbach.
- 1775 Census of Schilling (No. 20).
- Eichhorn, Alexander, Jacob & Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766 (Deiningen, Germany: Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, 2012): B-794.
- 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): Sg021, St11, Mv2574.