Gazlay Family History

FamilyVictor J. Soltan



Personal Information

Record Created: 1 June 2015; Last Edited: 7 September 2015 
NameVictor J. Soltan
Born 7 May 1890 in Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuania1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Married ca. 1917 to Magdalina ‘Margaret’ Krupowski4
Died 3 April 1970 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York2, 6
Buried in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York6


Spouse 1FamilyMagdalina ‘Margaret’ Krupowski (daughter of Osip ‘Josef’ Krupowski and Antonina _____)
Born 27 May 1896 in Poland
Married ca. 1917 to Victor J. Soltan
Died December 1984
Children of Victor J. Soltan and Magdalina ‘Margaret’ Krupowski:
+1.FamilyLillian T. Soltan
Born 15 October 1917 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York
Married 9 January 1943 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York to Weston A. Rumrill
Died 2 September 2010 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
+2.FamilyJoseph P. Soltan
Born 21 February 1921 in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York
Married to Nancy A. Morris
Died 15 October 1975 in Albany, Albany County, New York


  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 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.