Heptner, Emil Theodor

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

The Rev. Emil Theodor Heptner was born on 19 September 1829 in Livonia.

He studied theology at the University of Dorpat. He was ordained on 23 August 1859 and served the congregation in Rosenberg from that date to 1863, and then the congregation in Näb from 1863 until his death there on 16 March 1894.

He was married to Olga Karoline Jürgens and they are the father of the Rev. Nathaniel Woldemar Emil Heptner. Pastor Emil Heptner's second wife was Molly Karolina Sophia Henning whom he married in 1886 in St. Petersburg following the death of his first wife.

Source(s): 

- Heptner Emil Theodor (wolgadeutsche.ru) [Online]
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 142, 196.

Volga Colonies: 

Pastor Emil Theodor Heptner.
Source: wolgadeutsche.net