Johann Sebastian Maus, son of Johann Jacob Maus from Storndorff near Alsfeld in the Darmstadt area, died 24 June 1766 in Büdingen.
The parents, Johann Jakob & Eva Barbara Maus continued on to Russia, settling in the Volga German colony of Grimm. They are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 71.
In 1796, Johann Heinrich Maus moved from Grimm to Moscow.
The 1767 census records that Jakob Maus came from the German region of Darmstadt.
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- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 2 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2001): 83.
- Pleve, Igor. Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766: Reports by Ivan Kulberg (Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2010): #1230.