Feßler, Ignaz Aurelius
The Rev. Dr. Ignaz Aurelius Feßler was born on 18 May 1756 in Zurndorf im Burgenland. He died 15 December 1839 in St. Petersburg.
In 1773, he entered the Order of the Capuchins, and was ordained in 1779. He converted to Lutheranism in 1791 and was married in 1792. This marriage ended in 1802.
He served as the Lutheran Bishop in Saratov from 1819-1832.
- Ignaz Aurelius Feßler (Wikipedia)
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 134, 194.