Event Place Evangelisch, Beienheim, Oberhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt
Spouse's Father's Name August Franck
The couple immigrated to Russia later that year, sailing on the English Frigate with Skipper Adam Beerfeier, arriving in St. Petersburg on 12 September 1766.
In the Kulberg Reports, their surname is spelled Mayor, and Georg was listed as a Lutheran farmer from Darmstadt.
Georg and his wife are listed in the first Grimm census.
Wife of Child #1 Elisabeta [sic] Schäfer Major, age 30
Grandchild #1 Johann Jakob Major, age 9
Grandchild #2 Katarina [sic] Major, age 5
"Deutschland Heiraten, 1558-1929," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JHM8-K74 : 26 December 2014), Johann Georg Major and Anna Margaretha Franck, 20 Mar 1766; citing Evangelisch, Beienheim, Oberhessen, Hesse-Darmstadt; FHL microfilm 1,269,683.
Pleve, Igor. List of Colonists to Russia in 1766, "Reports by Ivan Kulberg," Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, Saratov State Technical University; Published in Saratov, Russia 2010; page 311, Johann Georg Mayor, Lutheran farmer from Darmstadt, document number 4881, wife: Anna Margaretha.
Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767, Band 2, Herausgegeben von Alfred Eisfeld under Mitarbeit von Sabine Eichwald, Published by the Nordost-Instsitut - 38085 Göttingen, 2005; page 83, family #72, Georg Major, age 36, Luterhan farmer from Friedberg.
↑The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #146 in the 1775 census.
↑The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA; Published date: 1995; family #52 in the 1798 census.