Nikolaus Maibach, a tailor (Schneider), and his family arrived from Lübeck at the port of Oranienbaum on 18 June 1766 aboard the ship Mann und Frau under the command of Skipper Daniel Berg.
Nikolaus Maibach, his wife, Maria Magdalena, and his daughters by his first wife settled in the Volga German colony of Preuss on 12 May 1767. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 42.
In 1788, Sebastian Maibach moved from Preuss to Dehler. By 1798, Sebastian is living in Hildmann. In 1797, Johannes Maibach moved from Preuss to Dehler.
The 1767 census records that Nikolaus Maibach came from the German village of Pfaffenwiesbach in the Kurmainz.
- Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999): Dl21, Hd06, Ps54, Mv2337, Mv2371.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 3 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis; 2005): 419.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1138.