Biography of Stefania Mechniewicz

Description:
Born into a peasant family in Ignatovo, Alexandrov county, Kovno province, in 1885. Completed high school. Lived in Leningrad. From 1914 she taught in a school; after 1918 she was a nurse; and after 1930, a watchman. She was on the parish council of Visitation of the Holy Virgin Mary Church. In March 1938 she was arrested. Convicted (?). Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Shkarovskii, p. 272
Variant Names:
Mechniewicz, Stefania; Mekhnievich, Stefaniia Iosifovna
Dates:
1885-1938
Locations:
Ignatovo (Belarus); Kaunas (Lithuania); Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Subjects:
female; laity; fate unknown