Georg Mauter and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein) in 1761.
They joined the migration to Russia and settled in the Volga German colony of Messer on 7 July 1766 and are recorded there on the 1767 census in Household No. 15.
The 1767 census records that Georg Mauter came from the German region of Frankenlicht.
- 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-1045.
- 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): Ms43, Ms82.
- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet, 1764-1767 Band 3 (Göttingen: Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2005): 134.