Biography of Natalia Kessler

Description:
In 1921, after her father, “a participant in an uprising of German colonists,” had been shot, she left for Germany. In 1927, she returned to the USSR, married George Gress, and went to Leningrad with him. In 1930 she and her husband were arrested and brought into the investigation in a case against German Catholic clergy and laity. Convicted. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Investigatory Matter 95215, Central Archive, FSB, Russian Federation
Variant Names:
Kessler, Natalii︠a︡; Kessler, Natalia
Dates:
1921-1930
Locations:
Germany; Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
female; laity; fate unknown