Heptner, Bernhard Nathanael

Nathanael Heptner was born on 11 October 1862 and was a seminary professor. He was ordained on 16 January 1894 and served as pastor of the congregation in Näb in 1929.
He was arrested in 1930 and again in 1935. He suffered a nervous breakdown, but had recovered by 1938 and was living in Engels. He died in prison.
- Die Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Russland: 1914.
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag