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Key:1.“+” preceding a child’s name indicates the child has their own paragraph in the next generation.
 2.“born xxxx” indicates the child is under 18 years of age and the birth date is known but withheld.
This family history features Victor J. Soltan and nine of his descendants down to the fourth generation.


First Generation
1. Victor J. Soltan,1 born 7 May 1890 in Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuania (parents not determined);1, 2, 3, 4, 5 died 3 April 1970 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York.2, 6 Victor married, ca. 1917, Magdalina ‘Margaret’ Krupowski4 (born 27 May 1896 in Poland, the daughter of Osip ‘Josef’ Krupowski and Antonina _____;3, 4, 5, 7 Margaret died December 19847). Victor is buried in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York.6

+2i. Lillian T. Soltan, born 15 October 1917 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York; died 2 September 2010 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Married Weston A. Rumrill.
+3ii. Joseph P. Soltan, born 21 February 1921 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York; died 15 October 1975 in Albany, Albany County, New York. Married Nancy A. Morris.

  1. Draft Registration Card, World War I, Victor Salton, no. 83; born: 7 May 1890 in Covna, Covna, Russia [likely meaning Kovna or Kovno in Russian; present day Kaunas, Lithuania]; occupation: winder in spinning room; married.
  2. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Victor Soltan, died: April 1970; born: 7 May 1890; last place of residence: Montgomery [County], New York.
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Montgomery County, City of Amsterdam, Enumeration District 64, Sheet No. 5A, family of Victor Coltoin [sic] (29, Lituania, sorter, broom shop, immigrated 1912); wife Margaret Coltoin (22, Lithuania, mill hand, glove factory, immigrated 1912); daughter Lilly Coltoin (2, New York); mother Christina Coltoin (51, Lithuania, widow, immigrated 1915).
  4. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam City, Enumeration District 29-19, Sheet No. 14B, family of Victor Soltan (39, Lithuania, laborer, locomotive works, first married age 26, immigrated 1912); wife Magdalena Soltan (33, Poland, first married age 20, immigrated 1913); daughter Lillian Soltan (13, New York); son Joseph Soltan (9, New York); brother in law Stanislaw Krupowski (41, Poland, immigrated 1909).
  5. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam, Enumeration District 29-24, Sheet No. 2B, family of Victor J. Soltan (49, Lithuania, carpet sewer, rug mfg); wife Margaret Soltan (44, Lithuania [sic], fastener, rug mfg); daughter Lillian Soltan (21, New York, ___ worker); son Joseph Soltan (19, New York).
  6. Obituary, Amsterdam Recorder, Amsterdam, New York, available at www.fultonhistory.com. 4 April 1970, Victor Soltan, died 3 April 1970 in Amsterdam, New York. The article provides vital and biographical details, the names of his wife and two children, and place of burial.
  7. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Margaret Solton, no. 069-05-6643; died: December 1984; born: 27 May 1896; last place of residence: Montgomery [County], New York.
Second Generation
2. Lillian T. Soltan2 (Victor1), born 15 October 1917 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York;1, 2, 3, 4, 5 died 2 September 2010 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.4 Lillian married, 9 January 1943 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, Weston A. Rumrill8 (born 27 August 1920 in Gloversville, Fulton County, New York, parents not determined;6, 7 Weston died 6 January 1985 in Gloversville, Fulton County, New York6, 7). Lillian and Weston are buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville, Fulton County, New York.4, 7

+4i. Michael J. Rumrill, born 9 October 1946. Married Joanne Ruth Geyer.

3. Joseph P. Soltan2 (Victor1), born 21 February 1921 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York;2, 3, 9 died 15 October 1975 in Albany, Albany County, New York.9 Joseph married Nancy A. Morris11 (born 24 May 1925, the daughter of Charles Morris and Bridget Christian;10 Nancy died 7 March 1999 in Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine10, 11).

+5i. Diane M. Soltan, born 22 May 1947. Married RIchard T. Davala.
+6ii. Kathleen Soltan, born 5 March 1949. Married Louis Anagnostis.

  1. U.S. Federal Census, 1920, New York, Montgomery County, City of Amsterdam, Enumeration District 64, Sheet No. 5A, family of Victor Coltoin [sic] (29, Lituania, sorter, broom shop, immigrated 1912); wife Margaret Coltoin (22, Lithuania, mill hand, glove factory, immigrated 1912); daughter Lilly Coltoin (2, New York); mother Christina Coltoin (51, Lithuania, widow, immigrated 1915).
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1930, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam City, Enumeration District 29-19, Sheet No. 14B, family of Victor Soltan (39, Lithuania, laborer, locomotive works, first married age 26, immigrated 1912); wife Magdalena Soltan (33, Poland, first married age 20, immigrated 1913); daughter Lillian Soltan (13, New York); son Joseph Soltan (9, New York); brother in law Stanislaw Krupowski (41, Poland, immigrated 1909).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1940, New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam, Enumeration District 29-24, Sheet No. 2B, family of Victor J. Soltan (49, Lithuania, carpet sewer, rug mfg); wife Margaret Soltan (44, Lithuania [sic], fastener, rug mfg); daughter Lillian Soltan (21, New York, ___ worker); son Joseph Soltan (19, New York).
  4. Obituary, The Leader-Herald, Gloversville, New York; 5 September 2010, Lillian T. Rumrill, died 2 September 2010 in Sudbury, Massachusetts. The article provides vital and biographical details, the names of her parents, brother, son and his wife, and two grandchildren, and place of burial.
  5. This is publicly viewable information found in various public information repositories, people finding websites, and/or social media.
  6. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Weston Rumrill, born: 27 August 1920; died January 1985; last place of residence: Fulton [County], New York.
  7. Obituary, Schenectady Gazette, Schenectady, New York. Available at www.fultonhistory.com. 8 January 1985, Weston Rumrill, died 6 January 1985 in Gloversville, New York, age 64. The article provides vital and biographical details, the names of his wife, son, and brother, and his place of burial.
  8. Marriage Announcement, Evening Recorder, Amsterdam, New York, available at www.fultonhistory.com. Lillian T. Salton and Weston A. Rumrill, married on 9 January 1943 in Amsterdam, New York. The article provides the names of their parents and other members of the wedding party.
  9. Obituary, Leader-Herald, Gloversville-Johnstown, New York, available at www.fultonhistory.com. 17 October 1975, Joseph P. Salton, died 15 October 1975 in Albany, New York, age 54. The article provides vital and biographical details, and the names of his sister, mother, and two daughters.
  10. Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Rootsweb (website). Nancy Johnson, no. 117-16-6888, died: 7 March 1999; born: 24 May 1925.
  11. Obituary, The Recorder, Amsterdam, New York, 8 March 1999, Nancy A. Johnson, died 7 May 1999. The article provides vital and biographical details and the names of her first husband, John P. Salton, her second husband, Peter B. Johnson, and others.
Third and Fourth Generations
4. Michael J. Rumrill3 (Lillian,2 Victor1), born 9 October 1946.1 Michael married, 9 August 1969 in New Paltz, Ulster County, New York, Joanne Ruth Geyer2 (born ____, parents not determined).

5. Diane M. Soltan3 (Joseph,2 Victor1), born 22 May 1947.1 Diane married RIchard T. Davala (born 9 May 1945, parents not determined1).

+7i. Kimberley B. Davala, born 17 June 1969. Married Jason D. Willette.
+8ii. Stephen Charles Davala, born 27 October 1972. Married Laurie Anna Robeson.
 9iii. Matthew T. Davala, born 16 May 1982.1

6. Kathleen Soltan3 (Joseph,2 Victor1), born 5 March 1949.1 Kathleen married Louis Anagnostis3 (born 6 January 1948 in East Orange, New Jersey, parents not determined3).

+10i. Jason Anagnostis, born 2 May 1970. Married Christina E. Gill.

  1. This is publicly viewable information found in various public information repositories, people finding websites, and/or social media.
  2. Marriage Announcement, The Leader-Herald, Gloversville-Johnstown, New York. 11 August 1969, marriage of Joanne Ruth Geyer and Michael J. Rumrill on 9 August 1969 in New Paltz, New York.
  3. Email between Jason Anagnostis and Lee Gazlay, February 2008, providing information about the Anagnostis family.