Auswanderung 1766 an die Wolga als Mayor Johann Georg, Vermerk in der Heiratsurkunde, das das Paar an die Wolga nach Russland ziehen möchte.
Familien in Grimm : Abig Axthelm Braun Busch Dumler Eberhard Eurich Fritzler Früauf Glaser Ickes Jäger Kober Legler Leonhardt Lonsinger Major Meisner Mentzer Romig Rusch Stiehl Waag Wolff Zisch
Family #72 in the 1767 Grimm census.
Family #146 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #52 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Note about the Name Major In this particular name, the A in Major was pronounced like a long I and the J was pronounced like a Y. To say the name correctly, it sounds like Meyer or Meier instead of May-ger (like the military rank). For the most part, the name is spelled Major in the Volga villages, but descendants who immigrated to the United States often changed the spelling of the name to look like it should sound. The marriage record of Johann Georg Major confirms the original spelling of the name in Germany, Major.
Johann Georg Major was born about 1731 in the Friedberg area of what is now Hesse, Germany. He married Anna Margaretha Frank on 20 March 1766 in Beienheim, Hessen.
Marriage Record 
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, the first misspelling of the surname, and Georg was listed as a Lutheran farmer from Darmstadt. 
Georg and his wife are listed in the first Grimm census.
1767 Grimm Census 
By 1775, the family had added two more children. The first of the misspellings of the surname occurs in this record, with the name spelled Maior.
1775 Grimm Census 
1798 Grimm Census 
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