Biography of Maria Sidorova

Description:
Lived in St. Petersburg and was the director of the girls’ gymnasium where she taught. She was Orthodox. In the 1920s she was arrested and sentenced to three (?) years in corrective labor. Sent to Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp where, under the guidance of Fr. Nicholay Aleksandrov, she secretly converted to Catholicism. After her release from the camp she returned to Leningrad and became a member of St. Casimir parish. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Nowicki, p. 17
Variant Names:
Sidorova, Maria; Sidorova, Marii︠a︡ Aleksandrovna
Dates:
1920s
Locations:
Saint Petersburg (Russia); Solovetski Island (Russia)
Subjects:
female; laity; fate unknown