Heptner, Nathanael Woldemar
Pastor Heptner, son of the Rev. Emil Theodor Heptner & Olga Karolina Jürgens, was born 11 October 1862 in Rosenberg. He was ordained 16 January 1894. In 1922 he was banished to the prison in Irdel where he remained until 1926. In 1929, he was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment which was commuted to exile in Spoloz a.d. Lena where he died on 17 March 1933.
He served the parish in Näb from 1895 to 1929.
- Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Russland: 1914. (online)
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 142.